I have tried this with my new 3CXE589ET (X-Jack) card but it obviously
didn't work. I think there is a different firmware in the card or something.
Is there a Farallon driver and / or a patch for that card also?
> From: Chris Ruprecht <chrup_at_earthlink.net>
> Reply-To: newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net
> Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 21:08:50 -0400
> To: newtontalk_at_newtontalk.net
> Cc: TerryFischer_at_BoiseBuilding.com
> Subject: Re: [NTLK] 3com ethernet card in powerbook
> You can use the card - I have done so for years.
> I downloaded the version 2.something from the Farallon site for their
> PN595 (I think that's the model for their PC Card). Then you need to
> install the driver for their card and re-boot. This doesn't yet work.
> What you need to do next is: Find the string "aral" (4 characters) in
> the driver file, which is installed in the Extensions foler. There are a
> few instances on "Farallon" in there, ignore those.
> Once you have the string, replace it with "Com " (the last character is
> a space). I used Norton Disk Editor do to that.
> This worked for me for any of the 3C589 and 3C589[B-D] cards.
> If you don't get the thing right, drop me a note and I'll dig up the
> modified driver somewhere - but you HAVE!! to install the standard
> Farallon driver first. Just moving the driver to the extension folder
> and re-booting will render the drive unbootable!!!
> You should be able to download from here:
> Best regards,
> On Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at 02:44 , <TerryFischer_at_BoiseBuilding.com>
>> I have been using the 3com 3C589C ethernet card in my MP 2100 and
>> eMate. =
>> Does anyone know if there is a driver available to use the same card
>> in =
>> a PowerBook 1400? The 3com website says no Mac drivers at all ;-( I'd =
>> rather not have to buy another card if I don't need to.
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