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  1. 1394 to USB

    have one pc with adsl modem and 1394 plug on the mainboard

    is it possible to network another pc using the 1394 plug from one
    to the other into the USB ?

    TIA



  2. Re: 1394 to USB

    "Fuzzy Wuzzy" wrote in message
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    | have one pc with adsl modem and 1394 plug on the mainboard
    |
    | is it possible to network another pc using the 1394 plug from one
    | to the other into the USB ?
    |
    | TIA

    No

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    Dave






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    "David H. Lipman" wrote in message
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    > "Fuzzy Wuzzy" wrote in message
    > news:42244b85$0$28540$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au
    > | have one pc with adsl modem and 1394 plug on the mainboard
    > |
    > | is it possible to network another pc using the 1394 plug from one
    > | to the other into the USB ?
    > |

    ok how about 1394 to a lan input ?



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    "Fuzzy Wuzzy" wrote in message
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    | "David H. Lipman" wrote in message
    | news:4c_Ud.51891$uc.23260@trnddc03...
    || "Fuzzy Wuzzy" wrote in message
    || news:42244b85$0$28540$5a62ac22@per-qv1-newsreader-01.iinet.net.au
    ||| have one pc with adsl modem and 1394 plug on the mainboard
    |||
    ||| is it possible to network another pc using the 1394 plug from one
    ||| to the other into the USB ?
    |||
    | ok how about 1394 to a lan input ?

    No not really. There is a WinXP construct for Networking over FireWire, it is not a good
    idea. The *best* way to go about it is to use a Ethernet NIC. Either an embedded chip-set,
    PCMCIA card (if a notebook) or a PCI card.

    --
    Dave






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