[rescue] XTERMS - was: Free: Sparcstation 1/1+/2/5, U5, monitors, cables.

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Feb 20 13:38:57 CST 2008

On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Louis Erickson wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Feb 2008, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> [Regarding Network Over Power Lines]
>> Well, MMV, but I recall it being fine. Of course, I wasn't backing up 
>> huge
>> filesystems across said connection - just simple file transfers and 
>> access out internet connection (cable modem up to 4+ Meg/sec download
>> speeds)...
> I've tried them and had mixed results.  It depends on the building and 
> on the power from the power company.
> I've had much better results with 802.11 using an access point and a 
> bridge on the far end.  The bridge can even use a directional antenna 
> if you need just a little more reach.  They're not too expensive - 
> certainly less expensive than the outdoor cable - and they work pretty 
> well.

I've also had good results with wireless "adapters" (currently typing 
this on a Mac Mini (G4 1.25 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 80 Gig HD) that I am running 
off a Netgear WGP5606 Wireless Print Server with great results, it has 4 
Ethernet ports and 2 USB ports for printers/workstations)...


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