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 From:  Michel R Vaillancourt <mvaillancourt at privalodc dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] RE : [m0n0wall] M0n0wall & Token Ring
 Date:  Mon, 26 Jun 2006 12:07:08 -0400
On Monday 26 June 2006 11:51, Klaus Stock wrote:
> > On Monday 26 June 2006 11:18, Nicolas Bussieres wrote:

> > > What kind of interface is used for the Token ring ? BNC or RG45 ?
> > > If I remember there are some adapters out there that can translate TR ,

> >
> > 	Hi, Nicolas!  Its a PCI card and RJ45 connection.
>
> Yikes! RJ45! Musta be the fast version of Token Ring...16MBit...EVERY
> second!
>
> If they have Token Ring, they have most probably already some box which
> interfaces the whole thing to a TCP/IP.
>
> As Token Ring typically uses a...special...protocol, which is incompatible
> with TCP/IP, a simple plug-in solution is unlikely. Hence the rather costly
> translators.
>
> - Klaus

	Um, no, Token Ring is not incompatible with TCP/IP...  TR is physical layer, 
like Ethernet, and TCP/IP is protocol layer.   In fact, everything on the TR 
segment is TCP/IP connected.   
	
	That having been said, is there a way to get M0n0wall to recognize a Token 
Ring card?  Thanks.

	--Michel