OT. Networking problem

Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Tue Feb 4 09:47:19 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
> this.
> /\/\ik

Or get one of those small 10BaseT hubs that also have a coax connector
so that they can start migrating off coax. Can't help thinking that'll
you'll soon be spending more in salary than what a small hub and some
cable (75c/m) is worth.


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