OS/2 Warp, was Re: PCjr Telnet Server Test - Done!

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Wed Sep 17 14:29:08 CDT 2008

On Wednesday 17 September 2008 10:58, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> Back when NIC weren't $10 each, I remember the easiest to work with
> (in terms of compatibility) were the NE2000 and clones (NE1000 for
> 8-bit machines), the WD (later SMC) 8013, and the 3C501, later displaced
> by the 3C509.  Hopefully at least _one_ of those works with Warp
> Connect.  Some of those even work on an Amiga with a GG2 Bus+ card
> (i.e., not the 3Com cards).

I had a machine running that for a while and can say that the 3c509 does 
indeed work...

> Since about 1996, if I've reached for an ISA NIC for a PC, it's
> pretty much been a 3C509 - cheap, abundant, and they've worked
> with every OS I happen to have tried them on (mostly DOS, Windows,
> and various flavors of *IX)


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