Re: updated:pcmcia ethernet recommendation(again) :)
On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 11:33:11AM -0700, Dave Thayer wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 09:03:49PM -0800, Francois Gouget wrote:
> > The problem is not when you transport the laptop.
> > The problem is when you move the laptop while it's on and connected
> > to the network and maybe even downloading stuff. For example from the
> > coffee table to your lap. That's when there's danger.
> > I guess as long as you only use your laptop on a desk one would have
> > no problem.
> When I was using a card I put some velcro on a my dongle (er my card's
> dongle) and on the side of my laptop which extended the life of the
> dongle. It finally met it's fate during a thunderstorm due to
> lightning damage.
> I currently use a Linksys 10/100 modem ethernet adapter which has the
> RJ jacks on a block that extends from the card. It is very sturdy.
> Unfortunately, my understanding is that the current production of
> these use winmodems for the modem half.
> your pal dave
> Dave Thayer
> Denver, Colorado USA
I have one of these I bought just before christmas, it isn't a winmodem,
works great in linux, (both ethernet and modem simultaneously even.)
Anarchist, pagan and proud of it
Linux, because life's too short for a buggy OS.