[nSLUG] Gigabit networking

Michael Gillie mikegpc at hemmysoft.com
Mon Apr 5 16:01:50 ADT 2010

Anything on the Intranet, or within your local network would be at 1000,
however, your internet would be limited to 100 megs when dealing with the
provider, unless it's a High speed 15, at which point it's 15 megs.


Michael Gillie

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Matt Chamberlain <chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi there.  Figured someone here would be able to answer this question.  I
> am looking to setup a File/rtorrent server, Linux based, separate from my
> main desktop.  I would like it to connect to my desktop via Gigabit, in
> order to have fast transfers.  Problem is, my router is only a 10/100
> wireless router.  Here's what I was thinking as far as setup: get a gigabit
> switch, connect the two computers to that, and also the router.  Now here's
> my problem/question: if I do so, will the connection be 1 Gbps when
> connecting to between the two computers, and then 100 Mbps when connecting
> to the internet? Or would the whole link be down to 100 Mbps.  If that is
> the case, any suggestions on how to set everything up? Thanks a lot!
> --
> -Matt Chamberlain
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