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Re: [K12OSN] Connection question - Server and Client



On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 10:44:36AM -0600, Kirk Rheinlander wrote:
> Most switches (and hubs) now have an "uplink" port on them, which is 
> nothing more than one of the regular ports wired as a cross-over. If you 
> are using this port, you do not have the use of the adjacent port, as it is 
> the same port, wired straight. In this way, you can just use patch cables 
> for everything.

Or, as the OP asked, make use of the crossed-over cable after buying a
switch?

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Hans Ekbrand

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