Hardware capture platforms

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Jul 31 11:31:36 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 02:47:11PM -0400, Jon Kibler wrote:
> 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.

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.

Which speed cable you plug in determines which hub you're talking to.

Yes, it's weird.

Cheers,
-- jra
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