On 4 Apr 00, at 12:47, John P. Looney wrote:
> Well, a reasonable "Network solution" would be:
> 26x network cards say £10 each, for "Cheap" ones.
> 1x Pentium server, with a multi-gigabyte disk - about £400 quid.
> 2x 16 port hubs, £300 - also IT direct.
> 30x network cables - £2 each.
>> BTW, these prices include VAT. I'm sure a college student could tie it
> all together in a week. Checkout IT Direct. They have reasonable prices,
> and they are Irish based.
What about the physical layout of the computers - i.e. if they're all over
the place you need to drill holes in walls, run _lots_ more cable, invest
in wall sockets and maybe a patch panel or two. This could increase the
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