OT. Networking problem
Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au
Tue Feb 4 09:11:27 EST 2003
On Mon, 3 Feb 2003 12:22 pm, Mick Howe wrote:
> I have a client with a 6 station ethernet coax network made up of Pentiums.
> Last thursday in the extreme heat one of their boxen collapsed and I have
> replaced it with a duron 1100mhz that doesn't have any ISA slots.
> I am unable to find a PCI NIC with bnc connector and the client is
> reluctant to change over to RJ45 wiring. (5 x 25 metre runs plus a hub)
> Can anyone offer me a simple solution as I have struck a mental block on
You should be able to find some old PCI NICs with BNC (10Base5) connectors on
them - we have several here at work. You won't find any PCI NICs with AUI
connectors on them as AUI requires to be able to supply something like 800mA
at 12v and the PCI bus simply won't want to do that.
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