Network Hub selection help needed

From: Sridhar the POWERful <>
Date: Sun Apr 21 09:03:33 2002

On Sun, 21 Apr 2002, Chad Fernandez wrote:

> I'm finally going to work on hooking up a home network, so I guess I
> need a hub. What should I look for? I don't know much about networks
> yet. I have potentially 7 computers that I'd like to have connected.
> It'll need to be 10Base-T, but 100base-T may be involved too. I
> thought I'd look for something on Ebay, hopefully, not too expensive.
> Maybe something commercial grade, However. I thought about something
> from IBM or 3Com, any suggestions??

First of all, don't get a hub. Get a switch. And get one with a FDDI
uplink. It'll allow for expansion later. Cisco makes good ones.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Sun Apr 21 2002 - 09:03:33 BST

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