[rescue] Anyone need any three foot patch cables?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Thu Jun 28 09:42:03 CDT 2007

>From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>Date: 2007/06/28 Thu AM 09:27:38 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Anyone need any three foot patch cables?

>Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>>> So, what ...  a box of three-foot CAT5 cables, or a
>>> box of three-foot
>>> pieces of unterminated CAT5?
>> Three foot patch cables, terminated with RJ45's. Or,
>> <snip> <snip>, 2 foot, 11 inch unterminated lengths of
>> Cat 5.
>Sounds like it's the opposite of the situation I had at Cardima when I
>first started ... 72-port Asante hub and patch panel right next to each
>other.  They could quite happily have been wired with 3' cables.
>Instead, whoever put the setup together used only 14' cables.  Some of
>the cables were wrapped three complete turns around the cable guides on
>the hub.  Never mind tracing connections to the hub; you could barely
>even SEE it behind the arm-thick reams of CAT5.

Ye gods! A 72 port HUB! Oh the collision cloud, oh the humanity!!


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