Get an Ethernet Card (was Re: Has anyone got DSL working with a USB modem?)
grail at goldweb.com.au
Sat Sep 7 10:28:56 EST 2002
On Saturday, September 7, 2002, at 09:37 , Matthew Hawkins wrote:
> Alex Satrapa (grail at goldweb.com.au) wrote:
>> the DFE-530TX (tulip chipset)
> Last I saw, these had the VIA Rhine chipset.
Oops.. my mistake. I have DFE-500TX in one machine, and two DFE-530TX
in our ADSL router. I keep getting confused about which card is
installed in which machine.
> In fact, if memory serves me correct, you can't even get DE530TX's
> anymore (from Page Data) - they have newer models still, I believe one
> has the VIA Rhine II (or III?) and the other has something else.
When I bought my last two cards from Page Data, they only sold the
DFE-530TX. /proc/pci tells me:
Bus 0, device 10, function 0:
Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21142/43
(using the de4x5 module)
Bus 0, device 11, function 0:
Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. Ethernet Controller (rev
Bus 0, device 12, function 0:
Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. Ethernet Controller (#2)
(both using the via-rhine module)
I just love how descriptive the entries for the VIA Technologies devices
are. To my naive mind, it's almost like saying "I have two Ford cars in
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