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NEXTSTEP for Intel Processors Release 3.3

Networking Driver Overview

Driver: SMC EtherElite 16
Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1809
Last Update:
April 23, 1997

Availability Information

A version of this driver is on the CDROM
Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*:
Yes, Version 3.31, as NeXTanswer #1916
Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #

Driver Name / Installer .pkg: SMC16
Driver Type: Networking
Driver Scope: Product Family
Supported Components: SMC SMC83C690
PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: ISA

General Overview notes: This driver supports the SMC EtherCard Plus Elite16 Ethernet Adapter

Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:
SMC EtherCard Plus Elite16 Ethernet Adapter

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

Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes:

This device driver provides information in the Configure application's help panel. Choose Info>Help from the Configure menu and scroll down to find this device driver's help topic.

Networking Driver Details

Network Type**:
Speed*: 10 Mb/s
Access Mode**: Memory Mapped
Buffer Size*: 16KB
Supported Connectors**: AUI, BNC, UTP

Known Problems

Driver Version Notes

3.31 Performance improvements

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

Standard Microsystems (SMC)
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