Token Ring Hub

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 19:51:53 CST 2007


Jules Richardson wrote:
> Teo Zenios wrote:
>> Also what is a good way to bridge Token Ring to Ethernet so that 
>  > these 486 machines can use my router/cable modem?
> 
> Last time I did that was quite a few years ago, using a spare Linux box. 
> I think the TR side of things was a Madge PCI board of some flavour, 
> with the Ethernet side probably being a 3Com 905 PCI (100mbit).
> 
> As I recall, Linux supported the IBM ISA boards back then, along with 
> Madge cards using Madge's own drivers. I don't think there was any 
> support around at all for Olicom cards. Things may well be better these 
> days... people have had about ten years to write a few more drivers :-)

I know for a fact that the IBM TROPIC-based ISA, MCA and PCMCIA token 
ring cards work well under NetBSD.

Peace...  Sridhar




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