On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 11:13:00 +0100, Othmar Pasteka <email@example.com> wrote: [...] > but what's actually the experiences which network cards work > smoothly and without problems with notebooks? i recently played with a notebook, and had no problems using a Xircom 10/100 card and a gericom 10/100 card (tulip chip inside) in connection with 10 mbit hubs and switches. one thing to make sure is that you actually can buy spare connector cables (PCMCIA <-> RJ45), as they tend to break fairly often. and even though the connector is a standard, the pinout is different for each vendor. > what cheap cards are out there which can be recommended? it > doesn't necessarily be a 10/100 mbit card, 10 is perfectly fine > ... the gericom card cost me about 1000 ATS (~70 USD), and i'm quite happy with it. you should be able to find it at saturn or media markt. -- Thomas 'Mike' Michlmayr | ignorami: n: The BOFH art of folding problem <firstname.lastname@example.org> | lusers into representational shapes.
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