[lug] OT: wiring a house for ethernet

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Mon Jun 28 11:13:03 MDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 11:06, Ryan Wheaton wrote:
> we have 802.11b right now (for laptops), but the speed difference is 
> just too much.  We do a lot of file transfers between computers and 
> such, and I find 802.11b to be tedious when transferring files.  

If you don't mind moving the laptops together and connecting a cable for
file transfers, try IP over Firewire.  It's faster than 100 Mb/s
Ethernet, and a lot of laptops have support for Firewire built in.
Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org>
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