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cvisors
31st March 2005, 01:14 PM
hi all, hoping someone will know what is available.

I am after a network card for my blue and white g3, but a normal network card not a wireless one.

Any ideas what can be used?

thanks heaps.

Benjamin

iSlayer
31st March 2005, 01:22 PM
anything that uses the realtek 8139 chip

cvisors
31st March 2005, 01:27 PM
thanks heaps... will I need drivers for it or will mac os x pick it up straight away?

B

iSlayer
31st March 2005, 01:30 PM
it has native support assumng you have 10.3

cvisors
31st March 2005, 01:34 PM
I do indeed have 10.3.x

thanks again, something to look for over the weekend.

Benjamin

Byrd
31st March 2005, 02:17 PM
You might have to try/find a couple of Realtek 8139 chipset cards, not all work, about two thirds do. There are IIRC five different revisions of the card (A B C D E), go for the newest card.

JB

Currawong
31st March 2005, 03:00 PM
If you need drivers, realtek.co.tw - you can download drivers for anything for their cards there.

Fear
2nd April 2005, 10:25 AM
Digital (Cable Tron) Tulip DE500A "Intel 2140" chipset cards work also and are far better then the cheap realtek chipset, you sould be able to pick one up from second hand pc store for $5, that or ebay.