On Thu, 6 Aug 2009, Pete Massiello wrote:

Why do you need the WAN card? Are you going connect a modem to this machine? Toss the WAN card, you shouldn't need it.

I recently did a bid for a new machine and was told that the WAN card is needed for the machine to "phone home" and report problems to IBM. Is that not the case?

James Rich

if you want to understand why that is, there are many good books on
the design of operating systems. please pass them along to redmond
when you're done reading them :)
- Paul Davis on ardour-dev

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