On Tue, 14 Mar 2000, John Park wrote:
> I'd like to connect two PCs(study purpose only) and extend to internet
> later. One has Win98 and another one has RedHat. Can anyone recommend
> best idea? I know Compustore near StephensGreen sells 3Com
> OfficeConnect Networking Kit(For 10Base-T Ethernet Networks). It has 2
> Network cards(3c509b), one hub(TP 4) and 2 cables. Is it working well?
I'm sure it is, but it's overkill for playing with at home. A couple of
cheap NICs (available for 25-30 quid a piece) and a CAT5 crossover cable
are all you need - no hub needed to connect two boxes. Mind you, you
probably won't get a crossover cable in your local PCmorons stupidstore.
Niall O Broin
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