LTE5 ethernet connection

Setup ethernet PCIMCA card on Compaq LTE 5380. The card sould enable ethernet for the 90s notebook. Windows 98 may be necessary to install, in order to get the card working.


LTE 5380

by Compaq, 1997

Result: it works nicely, if I connect directly to the router. The PCIMCA card works. I can load/display websites. Even more so, if I use


  • [ ] connect to the LAN switch, so that the laptop does not need to be near the router
  • [ ] setup FTP, so that I can transfer/upload files to the web
  • [ ] find out how to reach local file storage on the NAS

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