I always thought that to connect two computers directly without using a hub or switch we needed an cross over ethernet cable, but this says that If one of the two computers has a gigabit ethernet ...
I have a WiFi network at home with various devices connected which is reasonably reliable and gets me transfer speeds of about 4.5 MB/sec. However I often need to transfer several multi-gig files ...
Nowadays, I usually make EIA/TIA-568A crossover cables for Fast Ethernet(10/100 Mbps) networks. On these cables, just 2 of the 4 wire pairs are used to comunications(the 2 remaining could be used for ...