Re: [NTLK] Wlan+Appletalk problems

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Thu Jun 19 2003 - 10:28:58 PDT

On 19/06/03 13:21, "Gert Menke" <> wrote:

> Hi Laurent,
>> Well, there is a distinction to be made between Ethernet, the transport
>> layer, and EtherTalk, a protocol using Ethernet as the transport. There are
>> actually a few network protocols that run over Ethernet. Most cards will
>> support them, but occasionally, you can run into incompatibilities,
>> specially with a protocol like EtherTalk, which is, I guess, not widely
>> used...
> That's bad - one would expect that it should run with every card that claims
> to be ethernet compatible. :-(
> Has anyone on this list ever had success using EtherTalk with an Avaya Wlan
> card, Lucent WaveLan Silver, Elsa Airlancer LC-11 or a similar card? I
> thought they were basically the same.

I had no problem using the ORiNOCO Silver card, which is a repackaged Lucent
Wavelan Silver.


Laurent Daudelin                    Developer, Multifamily, ESO, Fannie Mae                   Washington, DC, USA
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