X-over cables [was Direct cable connection]
On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 05:00:46PM -0500, Mike Dresser wrote:
> > So, is there a more modern way to "hotwire" two boxes without the
> > use of routers or extra file systems? Is it possible to do a
> > straight USB to USB or NIC to NIC connection?
> There's something called an ethernet crossover cable, you can hookup two
> machines back to back with this and not need a hub.
on the subject of crossover cables, do you know where you can get
adapters that go on the end of normal patch cables to convert them
The reason i ask is because i only want to carry one network cable in
laptop bag but would be useful to have a crossover cable sometimes..