PC Internet Connection & Gopher

George Ng georgen at gpu.utcs.utoronto.ca
Wed Aug 12 11:07:38 EST 1992


In article <9208112123.AA07150 at genbank.bio.net> JMILLER%BIOVX1.SPAN at STAR.STANFORD.EDU writes:
>>Problem:  How do you get a PC internet connection?
>
> 1. A connection to internet requires that your computer be directly connected,
>not through a modem. Either you will need an ethernet card installed in
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Not necessarily.  It is possible to do TCP/IP using SLIP or PPP.  Granted, it
doesn't provide Ethernet cable performance (peak of 10mbits/sec) when using
modems providing speeds of only 9600-38.4kbps, but at least it's an Internet
connection...

gn
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georgen at resunix.ri.sickkids.on.ca	(NeXTMail ok)
molecular genetics, hospital for sick children




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