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why haven't ethernet connectors changed?
On 12/21/2012 12:00 PM, Aled Morris wrote:
> On 21 December 2012 18:22, Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net> wrote:
>> I will say that one nice thing about having different connectors for
>> different protocols (on consumer devices anyway) is that you don't have
>> to worry about somebody plugging the Internet into the "Video 1" port
>> and wondering why they aren't getting a picture.
> I do agree but I also think that for HDMI Ethernet your TV (which is the
> device with lots of HDMI sockets) will act as an Ethernet switch, so there
> shouldn't be any "Ethernet enabled" vs. "Video Enabled" ports.
> Now of course that means you probably need Spanning Tree in your domestic
In this day and age exactly how hard is this? Since it's all linux
under the hood, isn't it just a brctl away?