Re (2): Ethernet card support & file copying; was Re (7): [Oberon] OFS aliases not being initialized

Duke Normandin dukeofperl at
Mon Aug 16 18:30:48 MEST 2010

On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, peasthope at wrote:

> > The NIC is built into the MoBo. It's PCI
> That doesn't preclude the NetNe2000 as far as I can
> tell.  NetNe2000.Mod suggests it supports some PCI
> cards.  Have a look.  Check documentation for the
> RTL8139.  Try the driver.  But 3Com cards are good.
> Certainly worth $10!

You bet! I'll look at the port addresses and IRQ etc etc that each use
and go from there.

> > In Linux, I mount the FAT partition, and move stuff in
> > there that I want to use in Oberon.
> An FTP server on the Linux system and Ethernet to
> ETHNO would be a huge improvement.

Nope! Both Linux and ETHNO are on the same machine. ;( I've got an old
Pentium I box kicking around with a 3Com NIC and a smallish HDD in
it. Have you ever had NO fired up on a Pentium I?

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