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Re: Setting up wired (1000Mbps) + wireless network

On Tuesday 21 June 2005 09:37, William Hooper wrote:
> Reuben D. Budiardja wrote:
> > 2. M1
> > will act as firewall and router. This is because 1000Mbps capable routers
> > are still too expensive for me.
> Unless you have a really fast internet connection (faster than 100 Mbps)
> it won't matter if the router isn't 1000 Mbps.

Well the internet is only cable modem, so yes it wont matter for the WAN. But 
I'd like to have gigabyte for the LAN. The routers that have this is still 
more expensive than just switches.

> > So I am thinking of just getting the combo router. Will that be a problem
> > if I connect it to the switch then (since it by itself is a router) ?
> It shouldn't be a problem as long as you remember to turn off the dhcp
> server on the "router" and remember to plug the switch into the LAN side
> of the "router".

Great. Thanks for the pointer.

Reuben D. Budiardja
Dept. Physics and Astronomy
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

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