[ntp:questions] Re: NTP sync on a standalone network (Windows 2k)

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sat Aug 19 11:44:51 UTC 2006

Eugen COCA wrote:

> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>>No thanks.  I could buy the fiber NICs but I'm afraid that the
>>hub/switch would bankrupt me!!  I've seen fiber used for gigabit links
>>between 10/100 switches but that's about all.
> You may use a direct link between 2 NICs on fiber optic, without
> switches. The price of the link is around 250 USD.
> And, after all, you may use Ethernet to fiber converters (around 75USD
> a piece) and ordinary Ethernet cards. And you'll have the same result.
> We have several links like this ...

I had my home wired (cat-5e) a few years ago.  I don't see any advantage 
  in going to fiber at this time; certainly not enough to justify the 

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