>> There's a limit there in the number of switches you can have - I think it's
> four, but I could be wrong. How long is really long ?
Four sounds like something I heard in connection with hubs all right, so
I'd say switches also, it's something to do with the Ethernet round trip
time or again I could be talking out of my proverbial ..
>> > Or you could run fibre.
>> Yes, that's the definitive answer - up to 10km fairly handily, and longer
> possible. Cost of cable, installation, and magic boxes at each end of the
> cable will be a tad more than Wesley's ganged switches answer though.
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