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Re: [SLUG] Hardware recommendation
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Hardware recommendation
- From: Dave Fitch <David_Fitch@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Feb 22 08:40:02 2001
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On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 12:15:25PM -0800, Nicholas Lawrence wrote:
> Apologies for the long-winded post - I guess my question boils down
> 1. Is anyone having problems with 1 or 2 8139 cards in the same
> 2. The Intel seems to be a very popular choice - would it be worth
> investing in (I know worth is relative but the difference is 128meg
> of ram <g>).
you may have read my recent posts on problems getting a
Dlink DFE-530TX card to work, well I swapped it for a
RealTek 8139 card (brand is "skymaster") and that works
great (auto-detected etc in esmith 4.1 (based on RH7)).
I've no idea of performance but it works for me.