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Hardware Question For Wired Cf Ethernet
« on: January 03, 2009, 08:56:34 pm »
Does anybody have an opinion on whether or not a particular wired cf ethernet card would work with angstom? Some guy on ebay (search for "socket ethernet cf card") appears to have a lot of them and I was wondering if was worth a shot.

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Hardware Question For Wired Cf Ethernet
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2009, 12:09:11 pm »
I searched ebay and came up with this result:
http://computers.shop.ebay.com/items/?_nkw...p;_osacat=58058

If this is what you found, this is the same card that I have and I haven't gotten it to work in any Zaurus distro, although 2.6.xx kernels are more promising than 2.4.xx kernels.
See my post below about this card:
https://www.oesf.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=26392
C3100 Multiboot-->Angstrom 2007.12-r18 | Cacko 1.23 | ArchLinuxARM
C3200 pdaxii13v2-5.5-alpha4 Akita on NAND

Ambicom WL1100C-CF Wifi - Ambicom CF modem - Ambicom CF GPS - Belkin-F5D5050 USB LAN
Socket CF Bluetooth rev K - Iogear 4 port USB micro hub - pocket CF card reader
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2009, 06:40:34 pm »
I bought a CF card from a seller here on the auction, it's a Hawking 10/100 HCF686TX

worked first time no problems with debian and zubuntu. it's too new to me to have tried it with cacko yet.
Gemini 4G/Wi-Fi owner, formerly zaurus C3100 and 860 owner; also owner of an HTC Doubleshot, a Zaurus-like phone.

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Hardware Question For Wired Cf Ethernet
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2009, 12:50:52 pm »
I ended up buying one and it works under debian (zubuntu) with the 2.6.23 kernel, so I assume it will work under Angstrom as well. Search for "SOCKET ETHERNET CF CARD" on Ebay and it is the all in one version that does not have a dongle. It is recognized as NEC2000 and so now I have 10/100 network card for $34 including shipping. I think he has like 30 left. One bad thing is it is very long and and makes typing pretty interesting, but oh well.

James