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NEXTSTEP for Intel Processors Release 3.3

Networking Driver Overview

Driver: Cogent EMaster EISA
Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1778
Last Update:
April 23, 1997

Availability Information

A version of this driver is on the CDROM
Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*:
No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #
Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #

Driver Name / Installer .pkg: CogentEMaster
Driver Type: Networking
Driver Scope: Product Family
Supported Components: Intel i82596
PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: EISA

General Overview notes: This driver has been replaced by the Intel82596NetworkDriver.
See NeXTanswer#1750_Intel_82596_Network_Driver_Overview.rtf

Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:

Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):

Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes:

Networking Driver Details

Network Type**:
Speed*: 10 Mb/s
Access Mode**: DMA
Buffer Size*:
Supported Connectors**: AUI, BNC, UTP

Known Problems

NeXT SQA has not tested the Cogent EM932TP.

Driver Version Notes

Future Planning

Future / Update Planning:
Reason for New Driver / Update:
New Driver / Update Timeframe:

New Driver / Update Description:

Note: Information contained in the "Future Planning" section of this document does not constitute a commitment on the part of NeXT to complete the planned development work.

* - Any NeXTanswer number that is blank indicates that a driver will not be released for this version of NEXTSTEP.

** - Indicates information that is inclusive of the entire capability of this driver. Not all devices supported by this driver may include all features listed. Check any available NeXTanswers and the hardware manual for the device for additional information.

Product Vendor

Cogent, Inc.
Phone: (800) 426-4368
Direct Sales contact is Barre Pearson (

Micro Central
Phone: (800) 836-4276

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