Hardware capture platforms

Jon Meek meekjt at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 13:46:57 CDT 2008


I have had the same problem and solved it with a rare (even then)
100BT Only hub. I still have at least one stashed away.

For years though, I have been using bonding on Linux to combine multiple
tap streams. We also use hardware aggregators for the higher volume
applications.

Jon

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> 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.
>
> Which speed cable you plug in determines which hub you're talking to.
>
> Yes, it's weird.
>
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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