NT Crashes when doing large network file Xfers (3c595)

Lee Havemann lee at hsh.com
Tue Jun 30 20:58:28 GMT 1998

On Tuesday, June 30, 1998 2:25 PM, cmc at mind.org wrote:
>Something I'm actually familiar with. Wow.
>First off, the 3C595 card does *not* support full-duplex at 100mb.
>It supports 10mb at half or full duplex and 100mb at half duplex
>only! I researched this only 2 weeks ago, check on 3com's site if
>you're not convinced. Backing off to half-duplex won't fix this
>particular problem, though. The network layer is still going to
>go bye-bye. I ended up installing a different card and have not
>had a problem since then, and I've done some pretty heavy transfers
>that would never have worked with the 3c595.
>My recommendation? Pick yourself up a new card.

Exactly what I went through too.

I don't know what's up with 3Com products lately, but they 
seem to suck :-(

Lee Havemann, Comp Ops Dir.    HSH Associates      (973) 838-3330 
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