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Ethernet Installation


The current network code supports various brands of Ethernet cards. Most drivers were written by Donald Becker (, who authored a family of drivers for cards based on the National Semiconductor 8390 chip; these have become known as the Becker Series Drivers. There are also drivers for a couple of products from D-Link, among them the D-Link pocket adaptor that allows you to access an Ethernet through a parallel port. The driver for this was written by Bjørn Ekwall ( The DEPCA driver was written by David C. Davies (

root (Andrea Pellizzon)
Thu Oct 19 10:26:44 MET 1995