[nSLUG] bad network cables was: Slow file transfer on my LAN

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Sun Nov 1 23:08:14 AST 2009

Ian Campbell wrote:
> Hopefully you used a reputable supplier ;)
> http://www.cccassoc.org/news/CCCA%20-Cable%20Test%20Results%20slides%20Final.pdf

wow. The complete failure of the fire ratings is surprising. I had
thought UL and CSA did a better job controlling which products get to
carry their mark. Thanks for the link.

At work we spare little expense. The cat6 was from Belden. For home use
I was going to get some no name stuff but will now be buying something


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