Re: strange network problem
On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 01:00:50PM +0100, Erik Mouw wrote:
> > My 8019s did not work well. My 3c509 on the other hand does work well.
> Another great card is the Western Digital/SMC WD8013 (or even the 8
> bit ISA WD8003). It uses the same 8390 chipset as the NE2k, but its
> packet buffer is memory mapped where the NE1k and NE2k have their
> packet buffers only reachable through slower IO space. Back in the old
> days I could easily flood a thin ethernet using a 8003 in a 386DX40 :)
They were great indeed. Douglas, if you need one of those I still have a
couple of them (both 8003 and 8013) lying somewhere collection dust :)
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