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Re: Still Need help setting up an Intel Etherexpress Pro
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Still Need help setting up an Intel Etherexpress Pro
- From: Ben Goren <ben_(_at_)_trumpetpower_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 20:40:57 -0700
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 03:15:28PM -0500, Nick Holland wrote:
> Once again, you are confusing an Intel Etherexpress Pro/100 and
> an ISA Intel Etherexpress Pro/10.
> One is an fxp(4), a PCI card, and works great. The other is
> ex (uh...would be in section 4, 'cept it isn't!) or ie(4)
> (depending on the card...it varies, and I never figured out the
> naming or labeling), and is an ISA card. Not worth the trouble.
> It was an annoying card when Intel supported it on mass-market
> OSs. It is junk, it was junk. It isn't worth the problems.
I'll second that. I've got a 486 sitting in a closet that's a
perfectly working machine, except I couldn't get the Etherexpress
Pro/10 to work with OpenBSD. I used that as an excuse to get a $50
throwaway computer with PCI slots and a couple D-Link 10/100 cards
(still not great cards, but far more than adequate for my small
Use the eepro/10s in a modern art installation.
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