Ethernet peripheral maker
Asante Technologies Inc. has announced driver support for Mac OS X v10.3 “Panther” using various Ethernet cards and interface in its product line. Many FriendlyNET, AsanteFAST, AeroLAN, GigaNIX and GigaNIC adapters are now qualified for use with Panther, according to the company.
Asante has provided a list of current products that are now supported by Panther, with some notes as well:
FriendlyNET GigaNIX 1000SX. 1000BaseSX adapter, 32/64-bit, 33/66 MHz PCI. Also supports the Apple Power Mac G5. Part #99-00684-07. FriendlyNET GigaNIX 1032TA. 10/100/1000BaseT, 32-bit, 33/66 MHz PCI. Also supports the Apple Power Mac G5. Part #99-00674-87. FriendlyNET AsanteFAST 696 PCI. 10/100 PCI. Part #99-00696-07. AeroLAN AL1011-DP. Wireless PCMCIA adapter. Part #99-00742-01. AeroLAN AL1211-DP. Wireless PCMCIA adapter, upgradeable antenna. Part #99-00717-01. AeroLAN AL5402-XG. 802.11b/802.11g wireless CardBus adapter. Natively supported with AirPort driver v3.1.2/3.2. Part #99-00717-01.
What’s more, a few legacy products in Asante’s product line are also supported in Panther:
FriendlyNET GigaNIX 1000TA. 10/100/1000BaseT, 32/64-bit, 33/66 MHz PCI. Also supports the Apple Power Mac G5. Part #99-00645-07. Limited availability. GigaNIC 1064SX. PCI adapter. Supports G5. Part #99-00511-07. FriendlyNET AsanteFAST 590 PCI. 10/100BaseT Ethernet adapter. Part #99-00590-07. FriendlyNET AsanteFAST 690 PCI. 10/100BaseT Ethernet adapter. Part #99-00690-07.
The drivers are available for download from
Asante’s Support Web site.