[nSLUG] Router won't do 100mbps locally

Warren Robertson WRobertson at dal.ca
Thu Feb 4 09:54:40 AST 2010


You are right.

I have seen instances where some flat, silver satin I think, cables were
not twisted and caused problems with anything over 10 MB.


On Thu, 2010-02-04 at 08:39 -0500, Stephen Gregory wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 08:38:56AM -0400, Warren Robertson wrote:
> > Always best to start with the basics, how are your cables, 100MB uses
> > all 4 pair.
> 
> I am certain that 100mbit/s only uses 2 pairs on Cat5 cable. Gigabit
> Ethernet uses all 4 pairs (on Cat5).
> 

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