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[ale] OT: Ethernet over cat-3?

John Wells wrote:
> Guys,
> 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
> computer.
> As long as I get transfer/receive wired up properly, will I hit any major
> problems?

You won't know till you try it. :)  Depends on what's running around the 
phone wire and such.

Until later, Geoffrey