Subject: Re: Okay, this is *ALMOST* certainly my problem, but...
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/23/1999 22:52:53 (Peter Seebach) writes:
> I'm *pretty* sure this is just ethernet cable trouble, because it's not
> a problem not using the new cable... But I'd love it if anyone could
> suggest how I'd debug this.  Cable runs from one floor of my house to
> another, and I'm not eager to rip it out and try again...  ;-)

Move the machines close together and connect via a cross-over cable.
If it works now, start pulling some *good* quality cat5.  Keep it at
least a few feet from power and florescent lights.  The beldon cat-5 I
ran around the house seems to do fine for 100base-TX.  I never
bothered to rent a cable tester, but I was pretty careful about
getting the pairing right and not putting *any* sharp bends in the

       Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
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