[tulip] AT-2800TX, I give up

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed Feb 20 19:16:01 2002

On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Gert Doering wrote:

> > This card costs $56 from c-source.com:
> > http://www.c-source.com/csource/newsite/ttechnote.asp?part_no=050795
> Warning!! This is NOT the "v2" card.  The v2 has a much smaller plug
> cable -> card edge, and the LEDs are on the card itself, not on the plug.
> http://greenie.muc.de/~gert/at2800tx-1.jpg
> http://greenie.muc.de/~gert/at2800tx-2.jpg
> http://greenie.muc.de/~gert/at2800tx-3.jpg
> > Maybe a couple list members could pitch in a few dollars via paypal to buy 
> > donald one so he can dissect it and get it working? That is, if donald is 
> > willing.
> If someone explains to me how paypal works *and* finds a source of the v2
> cards, count me in.

The better solution is finding someone currently at Allied Telesyn and
having them provide a sample card.  A-T used to be very cooperative --
I wrote several Linux drivers for their cards in the early years.  But I
no longer have contacts there.
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