Hardware capture platforms

Justin Shore justin at justinshore.com
Fri Aug 8 11:32:53 CDT 2008

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> And, note carefully: some "dual-speed hubs" are actually a 10BT hub and
> a 100BT hub *with a switch between them*.  I forget which brand I
> caught this on, but it bit me a couple of years back.

3COM Dual-Speed 10/100 hubs were this way.  Got bit by that too back in 
the day.  Technically I think all hubs supporting both 10 and 100 would 
have to do this.  I can't think of any technical way of getting around 
the problem without doing this.


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