ethernet and switches, was Re: [rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at
Fri Apr 23 09:20:28 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 10:28:02PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 11:17:05PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > >I'm just sorta curious why you dislike ethernet so much.  Personally, I
> > >think it was a good idea at the time.
> >   Yes, it was.  Thirty years ago.
> For people that can't afford to replace their entire infrastructure, 
> $800 24-port unmanaged copper gigabit switches and $30 PCI copper gigabit
> ethernet cards (with a semi-non-sucky Realtek chipset, unlike their 
> 10/100 stuff) is a damn nice improvement over 100baseT.

Can that switch do jumbo packets?

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