Re: Computer trivia: quick story of the PING program and 3B1
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Thad Floryan <thad@...> wrote:
> [...]I erred; the 3B1 Ethernet cards provided an AUI connector:
> faster than Ethernet. The 3B1 Ethernet used standard coax (as for
> 10BASE2) and StarLAN pioneered twisted-pair Ethernet over existing
> plant CAT3 telephony wiring for a huge cost savings for networking.
to which one would connect an adapter to whatever cabling one
was using such as this AUI-to-ThinCoax adapter which I used: