From: Scott Wunsch (ilug at domain tracking.wunsch.org)
Date: Tue 04 Jun 2002 - 18:06:11 IST
On Mon, 03-Jun-2002 at 21:01:50 +0000, Stephen McCune wrote:
> ethernet card and 3 usb ports. The ethernet card is being used by my
> network, and i have 2 free usb ports. The only problem is that i have no
> drivers for linux for my cablemodem. I have read up that to use it with an
I've never actually tried it, but I have heard that many cablemodems with
USB ports will actually look like a standard USB Ethernet adaptor to the
computer. Your Mandrake system should be able to deal with USB Ethernet, I
> ps. i could get a loan of an ehternet card from my friend, but i fear this
> would saturate the system even more, and i would much prefer to use the usb
Getting an additional Ethernet card is probably the preferred solution,
IMHO. I'm not quite sure what you mean by "saturating" the system, but it
shouldn't cause you any problems to have another card in there.
-- Take care, Scott \\'unsch ... Where are the trees? I can't see anything in this dang forest!
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