Hardware capture platforms

Jon Kibler Jon.Kibler at aset.com
Wed Jul 30 13:47:11 CDT 2008


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Warren Kumari wrote:
> 
> On Jul 29, 2008, at 10:43 PM, Darryl Dunkin wrote:
> 
>> Hubs sure are fun...
>>
> 
> This might be a stupid question, but where can one get small hubs these
> days? All of the common commodity (eg:  4 port Netgear) "hubs" these
> days are actually switches.
> 
> What I am looking for is:
> Small enough to live in my notebook bag (e.g.: 4 port with a wall wart.)
> Cheap
> Simple
> 10/100/1000Mbps
> 
> While a tap would work, I'd prefer a hub because I can then use it to
> connect machines together in a pinch.
> 

Hubs are still available that are REAL hubs. I got 4 netgears about a
year ago and they are still available.

However, there is a problem with your specification: No hub (that I am
aware of) can do 1Gbps. All hubs are 10/100 AFAIK.

Jon Kibler
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