[svlug] Laptop network card ?
nick at zork.net
Wed Aug 19 13:27:52 PDT 1998
On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> Duncan MacKinnon writes:
> > If you intend to use it without a hub you will need to wire an
> > adapter to make the connection wire into a hub. I have done this
> > using two keystones and a bit of Cat 5 cable.
> That's not actually a hub, since it's not an Ethernet repeater. But
> it will look like a hub, as far as any Ethernet devices plugged into
> it can tell.
It's called a "gimpnet hub" because it is so gimpy. I
personally use GimpNet on my systems at home. It's a nice cheap way
to network two machines.
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