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Re: Directly connecting two computers

On Du, 27 apr 14, 13:15:15, Andrew McGlashan wrote:
> Most Ethernet network cards these days can do auto detection ... you can
> use a standard network cable instead of needing a cross over cable.  I
> could be wrong, it might be just switches that auto detect.

This seems to imply that all Gigabit (1000Base-T) devices use Auto 
MDI-X: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auto-MDIX#Auto_MDI-X

Also most recent 100Base-TX devices support it and this is usually 
advertised on the box or so. If in doubt just plug the wire ;)

Kind regards,
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