Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Mar 22, 2007, at 7:49 AM, Carson Gaspar wrote: > - Most GigE NICs support auto MDI/MDI-X, so no crossover cable is > needed. I believe this is actually required by the spec, but I > can't cite a reference. Gigabit Ethernet uses all 4 cable pairs so a cross-over cable for that isn't the same as one for 100Mbit (IIRC). The vast vast majority of 1000BASE-T NICs support Auto MDI-X (Wikipedia says it's required by 1000BASE-TX, but I'm not sure if they meant -T rather than -TX). - ask -- http://develooper.com/ - http://askask.com/