[thechat] Building a New House

Hershel Robinson hershel at galleryrobinson.com
Wed Jun 7 13:20:09 CDT 2006

> hub sends all traffic to all ports. as cheap as they are now, always use
> a switch; reduces traffic contention and even on a home network, you'll
> probably see speed increase.
> you could indeed just have a single cable and a switch in any particular
> location, but when that cable dies for whatever preposterous reason,
> you'll really wish you'd spent the miniscule amount on more cabling as
> you're trying to sort out how to run a new patch after the walls are
> already closed in.

Yes, that part I do agree with. Especially with a stone house. :)


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