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Re: [opensuse] Routing Question
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 15:37:50 -0900
  • Message-id: <200612311537.51643.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 31 December 2006 07:39, ka1ifq wrote:
> On Sunday 31 December 2006 01:06, Toshi Esumi wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-12-31 at 00:43 -0500, ka1ifq wrote:
> > > Yes, true. The distance is not a problem as I could run another cable
> > > or split the existing one. I am more interested in the internal
> > > logistics of getting the VNC working, will there be a problem with the
> > > 2 nics in the main machine.
> > >
> > > Thanks, Mike
> >
> > I personally hasn't done this myself, but I would say "it shouldn't
> > cause any problems."
> >
> > Toshi
>
> I have to pick up a couple things ( patch cables & a powered usb hub ) and

NOOOO, not a hub Mike, get a switch. A little 5port switch is cheap.
It will keep all that machine to machine traffic from even seeing any of
the other machines.
Besides, most hubs are only 10meg, and 100meg switches are easy to find.

Hub bad.
Switch good.

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