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joshua stein via @jcs@jcs.org - May 04 2023 17:58:13

If you need to bridge LocalTalk to Ethernet in 2023, these Asante AsanteTalk devices are garbage

I was struggling with them for years, dealing with devices not showing up in Chooser, devices that would take ~30 seconds to show up, and having to restart Netatalk and the AsanteTalk in some magic voodoo order to make everything work

I replaced mine with a Farallon EtherMac iPrint (not just for printers) and all of my problems went away and all devices show up instantly, every time

I told this to a friend the other week who was having similar problems with an AsanteTalk which were solved by switching to a Farallon device