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Date:      Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:33:05 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Bill Tillman <btillman99@yahoo.com>
To:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Token Ring (really)
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=0A=0A=0A=0A________________________________=0A From: Nikos Vassiliadis <nv=
ass@gmx.com>=0ATo: Jay West <jwest@ezwind.net> =0ACc: 'Adam Vande More' <am=
vandemore@gmail.com>; 'mikel king' <mikel.king@olivent.com>; freebsd-questi=
ons@freebsd.org =0ASent: Sunday, April 8, 2012 7:03 PM=0ASubject: Re: Token=
 Ring (really)=0A =0AOn 4/8/2012 4:41 PM, Jay West wrote:=0A> Adam wrote...=
=0A>=0A> Otherwise, it's time to abandon steamships for airplanes.=A0 Sound=
s like you=0A> have a primed business opportunity just waiting to be exploi=
ted.=0A>=0A> -----------=0A> Actually, this is for a historical re-creation=
 project. Airplanes would be=0A> entirely inappropriate for a historical di=
splay, so steamships it is. Last I=0A> checked, there was no primed busines=
s opportunity in doing something for=0A> non-profits (museums, etc.) :)=0A>=
=0A> I guess I'll have to see how tough it would be to yank the TR code fro=
m 7x=0A> and get it running under 9x. Probably above my skillset, but I'll =
have a=0A> looksee.=0A>=0A> J=0A>=0A=0AHi,=0A=0AYou could try finding an "e=
thernet to token ring" translating bridge,=0Athough I am not aware of the b=
udget will need - or if you'll find one=0Aanyways.=0A=0AJust a thought,=0A=
=0ANikos=0A_______________________________________________=0Afreebsd-questi=
ons@freebsd.org mailing list=0Ahttp://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/fr=
eebsd-questions=0ATo unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsub=
scribe@freebsd.org"=0A=0A=0ASorry to jump in on this one so late but here i=
s my 2 cents on this one:=0A=0AMadge cards were all the rage back in 1996 t=
hru 1999. I was IT Mgr for a=0Afinancial services company which ran token r=
ing....ring in-ring out and pass=0Athe MAU-e-wau-e pipe please. Back then, =
Madge cards ran $300 or more.=0AThese days you can buy a 1000mbs ethernet c=
ard for $5. So I vote for=0Aswapping out the NIC and get on with life.



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