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[ale] OT: Ethernet over cat-3?
- Subject: [ale] OT: Ethernet over cat-3?
- From: jb at sourceillustrated.com (John Wells)
- Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2005 12:54:06 -0400 (EDT)
I have a wireless segment of my home network I'd like to replace with a
wired segment. Problem is, pulling cable from my switch to the
destination computer would be a *real* pain. There is, however, an unused
phone jack near my switch, and the other end of the cable is easier to
access in the crawl space. I'd like to splice in a cat-5 from switch to
the phone jack, run the signal over the phone wire to the other end, and
then splice with another cat-5 for the remainder of the trip to the
As long as I get transfer/receive wired up properly, will I hit any major