[lug] testing for straight versus cross-over patch cables?
LittleViggy at alum.manhattan.edu
Mon Aug 12 21:26:39 MDT 2002
Heh. What annoys me is the IT guy that told me I could easily tap into
the thinnet (RG-58) in the cieling to connect up an HP plotter. Funny
thing, after connecting it up, half the machines in the marketing dept
go offline. Seems that the 3 extra feet of cable I added was just too much!
Nate Duehr wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 08:09:19AM -0600, Mr Viggy wrote:
>>Why on earth would cable manufactures care about your network??
>>Personally, I like that they will make and sell you any length you want.
>> To me, that's good customer service!
>>PS. They'll also make RG-59 and RG-6 cables as long as you want; even
>>though after 3000 feet, your video signal looks like crap!
> Yeah, I know... I'm just grousing... (GRIN).
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