The Swarthmore College Computing Society (SCCS), in collaboration with the Dean's office and the Computing Center, is looking into the possibility of adding ethernet servie into the residence halls within the next yeaer or two. Please help us determine campus interest by filling out this survey.
Ethernet is a type of physical network that is very similar to the localtalk
currently installed in the residence halls. There are three primary
Please circle one for each question:
What is your class year: 96 97 98 99
What residence hall do you live in:
What type of computer do you have in your room(circle all that
If you have a Mac:
Was the inability of PCs to use the campus network a significant factor in your decision to buy a Macintosh?
yes no sort-of
If you have a PC:
What operating system do you use?
DOS Windows Win95 WinNT OS/2 Linux FreeBSD other_______
Would you like to be able to network your PC?
yes no don't care
Have you bought a Mac in addition to your PC so that you could use the campus
yes no considered it
If you have a computer:
Did you expect to be able to put your computer on the campus network when you arrived on campus?
yes no didn't think about it
Would you use ethernet if it:
|cost nothing?||yes||no||maybe||don't know|
|cost $50?||yes||no||maybe||don't know|
|cost an amount depending on the type computer you own?|
(see chart below)
|cost $50 plus an amount depending on the type of computer you own?||yes||no||maybe||don't know|
|Type of Computer||Price|
|LC, Performa (not 61xx), Mac II, SE/30, Classic, Centris/Quadra 6xx, IBM-Compatable||$80-100|
|PowerMac 6100 7100 8100, Performa 61xx Quadra 7xx 8xx 9xx, Powerbook 5xx||~$30|
|PowerMac 7200 7500 8500 9500||$5|
Please place this survey in campus mail. The mail room staff will pass it on to the SCCS.
The SCCS Ethernet Committee
For more information on our goals and current progress, check out the SCCS Ethernet Committe Web Page at:
If you have any questions, or would like to be added to a mailing list of people interested in Ethernet at Swarthmore, please email us at: Ethernet Committee Home Page