AS/400 9404 and TWINAX questions...

From: Ron Hudson <>
Date: Wed Sep 29 09:29:21 2004

On Sep 29, 2004, at 6:23 AM, John Foust wrote:

> At 02:02 AM 9/29/2004, you wrote:
>> I've hardly ever seen a commercial standard Cat3 / Cat4 / Cat5 /Cat5e
>> cable that was miswired with split pairs. Telephone cables wired to
>> the old USOC standard are different[1], but not usually fitted with
>> RJ45 plugs, and flat cables are obviously not twisted pairs.
> I agree, and I suspect any straight-through RJ-45 cable
> was for a telephone system, not networking. Perhaps
> Sellam knows examples.
> - John

Oh, at that same job (novell) , I moved the network
to new quarters, Our jacks were wired with all 8
wires and I had "Y" jumpers that would let me connect
in the wire-closet one jack to two hubs, then in the
office I could use another Y cable to hook up two machines.
Received on Wed Sep 29 2004 - 09:29:21 BST

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