[K12OSN] Anyone using Compaq Deskpro 5133

John A. Smith jsmith at breakthroughministries.com
Wed Oct 27 22:59:29 UTC 2004

I actually got the tlan driver to work with a Deskpro 2000, but not with the 5133s. I think I need at least 100 mbps, however, so I'm trying different cards. Thanks for the work though!


----- Original Message -----
Timothy Legge wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 15:57, Jim Wildman wrote:
> > On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, John A. Smith wrote:
> > 
> > > Did you use the onboard nic? What driver worked with it and was it only capable of 10 mbps?
> > > I think it's a tlan:netflex3, but haven't gotten it to work yet. 
> > > 
> > 
> > I (and others I know) have had lots of headaches with tlan cards.  My
> > advice would be to grab some used Intel cards at your local retailer and
> > disable the onboard nic.
> Hi
> I wrote the etherboot driver for the tlan about a year ago.  To the best
> of my knowledge it works fine (on all three pci nics I have as well as
> several reports from other people).
> It is likely that many people were unable to use the tlan prior to this
> and just installed a different pci nic.
> If you have issues with the tlan, I am will to try to resolve it. 
> Contact me directly or through the etherboot-users list.
> Tim
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