[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet (Copper) Switch Advice SOught

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Wed Aug 20 08:55:56 CDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 02:38:18PM +0200, Bjorn Ramqvist wrote:
> Lionel Peterson wrote:
> > 
> > I have seen Linksys 8 port switches for $175 +/-, and Netgear 8 port
> > switches for $210 +/- (both at Amazon.com), but I'm wondering if for
> > fun at home there is a less expensive source such switches.
> Be aware; some of these switches may not get even near the 1GigaBit they
> claim. They are very least suitable for heavy traffic, from what I've
> read.
> (I'd guess home networking is OK though)

How is networking at home different?  You still have heavy load over
long periods of time from numerous machines at once, don't you?

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