[oclug] Networking for a newbie
bradleyw at magma.ca
Sat Aug 3 18:49:01 EDT 2002
On Fri, 2002-08-02 at 19:49, Rod Giffin wrote:
> Regarding network cards, my personal preference is for 3Com, but you'll find
> them quite expensive. I also use Linksys, and D-link cards and have
> experienced no issues whatsoever. I've even got a system with a generic,
> no-name brand card that I think is some sort of NE-2000/3000 clone 10/100
> card that works just fine with Mandrake 8.2.
> As for transfering to your client... You should experience no issues
> transfering data to your client, although you wern't clear on exactly what
> you wanted to transfer. If you have network access, and webmin is configured
> on your client's systems, it provides some useful and secure tools for doing
> a file transfer.
Thanks Rod, I am a little away from doing anything yet. The client
already has network cards installed and is using MS Access at the
moment.For my own experimenting I will try the generic cards such as you
have mentioned above.
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