[Thinkpad] [TP760XL] Network for Win311 TCP/IP?
David Ross" <firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed, 22 Oct 2003 14:26:39 -1000
I'd look for an old generic NE2000 card from Novell or Eagle or some other
place. The more generic it is, the more likely it is to work.
I have an ancient LiveWire+ with WFW drivers that I'm not using, if you'd
like to try it - I could mail it to you, and if it works you can send me
what you think it is worth to you. It was a pretty reliable card in its
- David R.
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From: "Edward Mendelson" <email@example.com>
To: "Thinkpad List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 1:12 PM
Subject: [Thinkpad] [TP760XL] Network for Win311 TCP/IP?
> Hello all,
> I've got a ThinkPad 760XL in a Dock I that I use for software testing on
> old operating systems, and I hope someone on this list can suggest a
> solution to a problem.
> I've been trying to find an ethernet PCMCIA card (non-Cardbus) that
> works reliably with TCP/IP under Windows for Workgroups 3.11, as well as
> under Win95, 98, and NT 4. I've been trying a Xircom RealPort RE-100,
> and it works very nicely in 95 and 98 (haven't tried it NT 4), but I
> can't get it connect to the network under WfW311. Windows seems to think
> it's working, but I can't ping anything or connect to anything. I've
> tried both DHCP and assigning the same IP address and other numbers that
> get assigned by DHCP under other OSes, with no luck.
> Old PCMCIA network cards are fairly cheap, and I don't mind buying one
> that is likely to work on this system. Does anyone know of a card that's
> known to work under WfW? and if you've got any suggestions on setting it
> up (whether or not to use PC Card Director, for example), I'd be very
> Edward Mendelson
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