OT: DELL SUCKS! Re: PC Gamer, best 50 classic games issue?

From: David Woyciesjes <DAW_at_yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: Fri Jan 11 10:26:27 2002

! >We have a local computer shop that (last week) had as-is 3c589 NICs
! >for $5, but no dongle. I bought a couple spares, and a
! >Xircom PS-CEM-28
! >(also no dongles). Hopefully the 10BaseT dongle I have for another
! >Xircom card will work (the 100BaseT dongles _are_ different).
! I saw some generic dongles down at the CompUSA a little while
! back. They
! were $25. The blister pack said it worked with 3com and other PCMCIA
! cards. I used it successfully with a XIRCOM 10bt/56k modem card (only
! with the Ethernet half... modem used a different connection, but that
! looked similar to the one that fit in my old ActionTec modem, I just
! never got around to trying it).
! The dongle also said it worked with 10/100 ethernet. There are no
! markings on the dongle of value (it is here in front of me)
! so I can't
! tell you the brand, but I do know for sure I bought it at CompUSA
! -chris
! <http://www.mythtech.net>

Well, I have the Xircom 10/100 & 56k modem combo card, that has the actual
jacks buit into it. No dongles to worry about :-P Granted, it does take up
two PCMCIA slots, but I don't have anything else to use in there now

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