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Linksys PCMCIA 10/100 card

Thanks for the answer. I specifically got a non-cardbus (PCMP100) 
because JABR said he had problems with the card bus PCMCIA cards. I 
don't really need the higher speeds on the laptop, but I wanted to 
benchmark the desktop since I do home network backups.  

On 10 Aug 2000, at 10:31, Mark J. Dulcey wrote:

> Non-CardBus PCMCIA cards won't really do any better than 10BaseT speed,
> even if they are 10/100 cards, due to bandwidth limitations of the PCMCIA
> bus. You didn't mention what model of card you were using on the laptop,
> so I can't be certain if that is your problem.
> I use a NetGear CardBus card in my Dell laptop (the one I'm sitting at
> right now), and I do get higher speeds. I've had FTP run from my desktop
> system to the laptop at about 3MB/second, and I suspect it would go faster
> if I had better disks in the computers.
> -- 
> Mark J. Dulcey               mark at
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Jerry Feldman
Contractor, eInfrastructure Partner Engineering   

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