[Novalug] [OT] Networking question
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Tue Jan 2 13:16:09 EST 2007
And on Linksys routers, that port tends to be labeled "WAN". My advice:
 RTF Linksys M
 RTF Switch M
 Tell the salesman that you will be connecting the WRT54G and other
equipment and that if it fails to work, that you expect to return it for
a full refund.
Ken Firestone wrote:
>On Sun, 31 Dec 2006, 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.
>The switch should have one port for the uplink, that can be switched
>between crossover and straight.
> > 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.
> > Rich
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