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Re: 100 Mbps on Alpha



With regards to your message at 04:35 PM 09-10-98 +0300, Hirsim{ki Mika.
Where you stated:
>Hello!
>
>I am planning to connect my 164LX Alpha to a small, 100 Mbps 
>network in near future, and would like to know what kind of 
>hardware has worked for you (and with what kernel version).
>
>Intel Ethernet PRO 10/100 was recommended to me by a vendor, 
>but I would like to know if there are less expensive 100 Mbps 
>cards that have proven reliable under Alpha Linux. Some low 
>cost DECchip 21140 cards (such as Accton EN1207B-TX) look 
>tempting, and they seem to be supported by Linux, but how 
>reliably do they actually work?
>
>Any help is appreciated.

21140(also 41,42,43) chip based cards are a good fit.
They are available from a large number of vendors.
They is a fairly comprehensive list and extensive information at:

http://beowulf.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/tulip.html


Cheers,

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