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



On Tuesday 21 June 2005 10:46, William Hooper wrote:
> Reuben D. Budiardja wrote:
> > 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.
>
> You are talking about buying both anyway.  Just use the Gigabit switch to
> plug everything into it.  Your router's 100Mb interface will then only be
> used for internet traffic.

Yes, I just thought of that. Then I won't actually have to set up the Linux 
router. I don't know why I was thinking backward this morning.

Thanks.
RDB

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


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