[rescue] needed: el cheapo 10bt switch (not hub), 1U size

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Apr 16 14:32:44 CDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 11:56:36AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 03:19:59PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
> > Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> > The only reason I've got a cruddy 10BaseT hub still kicking around is that I
> > hate to throw *anything* away, and it's a handy way of throttling a segment
> > of the network so the lusers don't cane it too hard.
> Bingo!  That is why. 
> A switch is better than a hub to avoid sniffers. 

Err, how is a slow switch going to do that for you when your connection
is slower than the switch?

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