On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 02:58:14PM -0800, Stephen Zander wrote: > > Thanks for not cc'ing as I asked Alain :/. Please keep me in the cc line. > Sorry... It was just a really quick reply... > Alain> A network card. (btw: the price for dreamcast should be $50 > Alain> now) > > Stupid question #1: Do they have a custom network card or will any PCI > card do? > You can get a Sega Broadband Adaptor, which is a rtl8139 based netword card. It is rare and you can get it on ebay. It was only sold in Japan and USA. Last time I checked you had to pay a bit more than $100 on Ebay. The Modem / Broadband Adaptor is a stripped down PCI Bus acording to a developer I spoke to on the last LinuxTag. It might be possible to build an Adaptor or something, but it will be at least time consuming. > Alain> Or you build the hard drive interface which was on slashdot > Alain> and port the driver to linux... > > Which segues nicely into stupid question number 2: what local storage > options are there or am I using NFS-root for this environment? > Afaik only CD, NFS and HD (see Slashdot). Bye, Alain PS: I haven't got a dreamcast - I just searched around a bit... And I still want to get one... If I only had the money. -- This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows NT reboot!
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