[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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