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Dartamis

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Can some of you list network cards that you have working (native), I can't seem to get mine to show up so I'll go pick one up at the store.

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Broadcom 57xx Onboard NIC - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C19250 USB NIC - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C980-TXM - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C905C-TX - WORK

did you post this question on 360hacker?

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i think my 905c croaked.... it's not getting power from the bus... doesn't matter which slot... it does seem to get power at weird angles while inserting it but once fully seated... no juice

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Broadcom 57xx Onboard NIC - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C19250 USB NIC - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C980-TXM - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C905C-TX - WORK

did you post this question on 360hacker?

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hey tidal I posted that question on 360hacker, and your list looks familiar :D

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same person here....


my 905c croaked ugh

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My cheap Realtek network card works fine in native!

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My ADMtek AN983 based card does not work. (It's the cheap networkeverywhere ethernet card Walmart sells).

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my 3COM 3C940 doesnt work

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neutralman

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Realtek 8139 pci NIC work in native mode!

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My Intel Pro/100 works perfectly. OSX thinks it's "Built-in Ethernet." Hah!

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Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC - Works

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SiS 900 NOT WORKING

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I owuld assume intel chipsets have more of a chance of working (natively). So any hardware built in onboard would be more likely. Im about to install on my dell 700m, *crosses fingers*.

although since a 57xx broadcom series card didnt work. i worry about my "broadcom 440x integrated controller.... brb..


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Realtek, say a system that dont support em. They are cheap, they are good, and the most systems support em right out the box!

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Since the VMWare built-in ethernet drivers do not work, I am wondering if anyone had success using external USB ethernet cards with VMWare? I am not going to do a native install and would like to continue to use VMWare, but lack of network makes it difficult.

My other thought was to use the serial ports+ppp to do some kind of loopback remote access to my host OS. Haven't tried that yet, but I really do want to get this up and going.

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Broadcom 57xx Onboard NIC - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C19250 USB NIC - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C980-TXM - DIDN'T WORK
3Com 3C905C-TX - WORK

did you post this question on 360hacker?

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Broadcom 5701 *should* work. It's listed in the supported network cards from xplOdenet.com Have you actually tried and confirmed it does not? According to that site, ONLY the following should work:

3COM 3C90x
Broadcom 440x
Broadcom 5701
Intel 8254x
Intel 8255x
Realtek 8139
Realtek 8169

And also those supported by the below:
BMacEthernet
DP83816Ethernet
GMACEthernet
DEC21x4Ethernet

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I have OS X running in VMWare, but with no net, it's kind of useless. I have a P4 3.2 w/ SSE3 Hyperthreading and whatnot, on an Intel 915 chipset w/ 900 Graphics card. The network card is Broadcom 57xx GigaFast ethernet. If it doesn't work, though, I won't bother with a native install. If it *does*, it sounds like I'm in great shape.

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at least two people (me included) have broadcom bc5705 gigabit onboard (msi k8t800 k8t master2 far dual-opteron mobo) and it isn't working.

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My Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Controller (BCM5788M) does not work.

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My Intel Pro/100 works perfectly.  OSX thinks it's "Built-in Ethernet."  Hah!

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Intel PRO/1000CT (ASSUS P4C800E-Deluxe) also works. *Yes*, I am running native. I haven't enabled the onboard sound yet (that's next).



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VMWare works with a serial port / PPP connection. I used a demo of Virtual Serial Port Driver XP v5 to create a pair of serial ports. I bound one of them to Incoming Connections, no flow control, 115200. Allow directly connected users to connect without a password, give it a pair of IP addresses under TCP/IP config.

The other serial port I bound to the Virtual Machine. Within OSX select the Null Modem at 115200 as your modem, unselect compression and wait for dial tone. Under PPP Options, select use terminal window. Click Connect. When the terminal window appears, type in CLIENTCLIENT and hit enter (you won't see anything in the window as you type). The XP side should respond with CLIENTSERVER. Click connect. If all goes well you'll be connected via PPP.

Those of you using Native mode can probably do the same thing with a null modem cable.

There's some hacks you can do to your mdmhayes.inf to prevent needing to type in CLIENTCLIENT manually:

http://www.tivohelp....iki.net/45.html

We do the same trick for directly connected TiVos, should work fine here too.





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