• Subject: RE: TCP/IP over twin-ax
  • From: Jerome Draper <jdraper@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1999 17:23:12 -0800

I heartily agree.  Twinax belongs in the recycle bin.

Jerry

At 09:15 AM 11/15/1999 -0000, you wrote:
>Steve,
>
>As I understand it, IP over Twinax requires a special twinax card in 
>your PC...or at least a very new one from IBM.
>
>With ethernet cards costing about $30 each (lower if you shop), it 
>would probably be cheaper to just go ethernet.
>
>Then you can use the free peer-to-peer networking that is part of 
>Win95/98/NT and are well positioned for other stuff down the road.
>
>And as a bonus, you do not have to deal with twinax any more! 
> Ethernet is much easier to deal with.
>
>JMHO,
>Bob Crothers
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From:  Steve Bireley [SMTP:SBireley@Renex.com]
>Sent:  Monday, November 15, 1999 8:41 AM
>To:    midrange-l-digest@midrange.com
>Subject:       TCP/IP over twin-ax
>
>Are there any practical limitations in the TCP/IP over twin-ax
>implementation in the AS/400?
>
>Are there limitations on the number of TCP/IP connections that can be 
>made
>through the twin-ax port on an AS/400 vs the number that can be 
>connected
>over ethernet or token-ring?
>
>TIA,
>
>Steve Bireley
>Renex Corp.
>


Jerry Draper, Trilobyte Software Systems, since 1976
Specializing in connecting PC's, Windows, MAC's, and LAN's to the AS/400
Representing Synapse, Apple, IBM, UDS, Nlynx, MI, Perle, Netsoft, etc.
(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax; jdraper@wco.com


Jerry Draper, Trilobyte Software Systems, since 1976
Specializing in connecting PC's, Windows, MAC's, and LAN's to the AS/400
Representing Synapse, Apple, IBM, UDS, Nlynx, MI, Perle, Netsoft, etc.
(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax; jdraper@wco.com
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