[rescue] RE: SGI vs. Sun

Isaac isaac at pobox.com
Thu Jan 13 13:40:01 CST 2005

There was a GIO64 100BaseTX card, the Phobos G160. The EISA card
performed as well (poorly) as you'd expect, but the G160 was OK.

I installed many dozens of G160 cards during my days at [major SFX
house], many of which replaced E100's (the rebadged 3com EISA card).


On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:

> I thought someone made a GIO 100Mb Ethernet card, but I could be wrong.
> shawn
> On 13-Jan-05, at 1:28 PM, Mike Meredith wrote:
> >
> > The only 100mps ethernet option for the I2 was an EISA card, and a
> > rebadged 3com card at that. Not exactly a perfect choice. Now if you
> > went to FDDI, you could get a GIO64 card. FDDI may be pretty rare these
> > days, but at the time of the I2 you would be more likely to get FDDI to
> > a mid-range workstation than 100BaseTX.
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