[Novalug] [OT] Networking question
kkauffman at headfog.com
Sun Dec 31 21:23:43 EST 2006
You can plug the switch directly into the network at any point. The
ports are autosensing and do not require a crossover cable.
Jay Hart wrote:
> Very doable, but I can't remember right now if you will need a cross-over
> cable or not between a router and switch. I'm going to assume that the low-end
> Linksys router does not auto sense cable-type.
>> Before I buy a switch, I wanted to verify that this is workable. I have
>> a LinkSys WRT54G wireless router. It has four wired ports. I'm
>> thinking of buying a 10/100/1000 switch and connecting that to the
>> Linksys router. I'd use the switch for a few machines where I'd like
>> the GB ports. Otherwise, the 100MB speeds for normal traffic.
>> My question is - can I connect the switch to the Linksys router without
>> causing any other issues. I believe this is doable ... but am wondering
>> if I am overlooking anything.
>> GPG/PGP Key Id: 1B257AEC from pgp.mit.edu
>> Remember, all Windows machines are, by definition, fault tolerant.
>> They run Windows don't they!!
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