net adapter

  User-C36C17DD-CB36-4359-8C1755C210746FBE 20:38 02 Apr 2006
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what is net adapter.
i ahve a new laptop and it has two network adapters, one is my ethernet the othe is 1394 ne adapter can anyone explain wht this is

  ade.h 20:46 02 Apr 2006

IEEE 1394 is the international standard number for Firewire. As you probably know, that's not a network adapter, but it gets classed as one because of the way that it works internally.

One disadvantage with this otherwise harmless eccentricity is that the two adapters can sometimes become bridged when setting up a network, especially peer to peer.

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