Re: One unsuccessfull and two successfull sarge installs
Lennart Sorensen wrote:
Yes, I have a few of those 3com's, but I'd prefer not to try any
"tricks", but find a way to get the internal NIC working. If I'm not
successfull, I'll probably just make a workstation out of that system.
On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 09:37:30AM +0000, Daniel James wrote:
You can use a generic RTL8139 card in a half-height case - the boards
are tiny. Either get one with a half-height bracket, or for the DIY
method, get the full-size bracket in a vice, bend it in the right
place, cut off the surplus with a hacksaw and drill or cut a new
Or if you want something much better than a crappy 8139 I got a dlink
DFE-530TX in a box, which came with both a normal and a low profile
bracket for the back so it would go in either case size. A few cards
are starting to ship that way now.
I imagine current versions of the 3c905 are even small enough to fit in
a low profile case.
I figure SiS will do something to improve the situation sometime soon.
The chipset is still quite new, from what I understand. However, I do
find it a bit strange that they have a driver for the beta 64 bit
Windows XP but they can't get one done for Linux yet. I guess they have