[rescue] PCMCIA ethernet adapters & modems
oldcpu at rogerwilco.org
Thu Jan 26 21:55:49 CST 2006
>Anyone want one? Work is discarding out about 70 of them. There are
>a fair number of associated cable dongles, but I can't promise that I
>would be able to get a cable dongle for every ethernet adapter. For
>the modems it looks like they all have xjacks.
I know this is a late response (I didn't see your posting until now), but, yes,
I'll take a handful (dozen?).
I find that I not only use these PCMCIA ethernet/modem cards...I use them *UP*
and they occassionally die on me. Still, I find that using a couple of old
Pentium class laptops for my basement web and email servers is the way to go.
(This topic was a recent discussion item a month or so ago.) They come with
their own UPS (battery pack) and they are quiet, and draw very little juice.
So, yeah, I'll take a stash of potential replacement network cards, dongles
would be nice. For some reason a 24/7 situation with these kind of PCMCIA cards
tends to wear them out over a 6 to 12 month span. I just had to replace one a
month ago. A handy stash would be very welcome.
Let me know if you were able to snag these cards, and we'll work out pickup
arrangements. I'm actually in Utah County.
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