>>> mucking with docking station, or PCMCIA (what is scene on drivers for
> My boss just got the SOCKET Inc. PCMCIA ethernet adaptor
> working under linux... their cards emulate an NE2000, so you just need
> a little bit of code to enable the i/o port mapping and select
> thinwire or UTP, and then fall through to the normal NE2000
> configuration routine. (They also have a serial port and a GPS
> receiver (still under development) on PCMCIA cards...)
> It works fine, I got ftp speeds of 110Kbytes/second to 170K
> bytes/second, which appeared to be disk bound (this is from a Dell
> 386SL/25.) [It's very weird to telnet into somebody's laptop :-)]
Aside from this, SMC are "about to go to production", RSN with a pocket
adaptor and a PCMCIA. I don't know what the programming details on the
pocket adaptor will be like, but they are saying the PCMCIA will work
with their -old- 8003 drivers (! ?).
Maybe Russ has seen pre-production models??
Nick FitzGerald, PC Applications Consultant, CSC, Uni of Canterbury, N.Z.