[rescue] I'm one happy geek
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Tue Jun 26 01:25:08 CDT 2001
"Joshua D. Boyd" <jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu> wrote:
> Is ethernet really adequate for such devices? I saw USB more as replacing
> PS/2, ADB, Serial, parallel, and to a lesser extent SCSI for low bandwidth
> With ethernet, you'd have to buy large switches, which aren't that cheap.
Why? What if you used exactly the same topology as with USB, using cross-
over cables? Ethernet chipsets are better-developed, and even at only
10Mbps (which would keep costs down) it's still faster.
David Cantrell | david at cantrell.org.uk | http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david/
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