[K12OSN] about EEPROM or EPROM for ne2000 ISA (help)

Alberto Castillo proyecto.edulin at gmail.com
Wed May 27 22:27:51 UTC 2009

Yes, but I come to ask, any have experienced about plug into a
NE2000ISA a eeprom instead of a old eprom with etherboot and works? or

2009/5/27 Terrell Prude' Jr. <microman at cmosnetworks.com>:
> Alberto Castillo wrote:
>> 2009/5/27 Scott <ssh at tranquility.net>:
>>> Remember that 10 mbit may be a bit sluggish on re-drawing a client
>>> screen.
>>> It will work, but 100 mbit is much better.
>> its true, but we have all for a 10mbit network, in fact, the clients
>> are all IBM, AT&T and EPSON ISA motherboards with a PCI onboard video
>> card cirrus logic, and we have near of 1.500 machines of this type.
> In that case, use what you have, and keep marching forward!  I did something
> similar with an old Power Mac 5260, which also had 10Mbit, half duplex.  It
> felt a bit sluggish, yes, but it did work.  The thing that matters the most
> is that your network uses switches, not hubs, and that your server has at
> least a 100Mbit connection.  If you can get a 1Gbit connection for the
> server, then that's even better, but for your 10Mbit clients, 100Mbit will
> do fine.
> --TP
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