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Old 08-09-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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Advantage Using an Ethernet link + a Wireless Link??


I have a miserably slow DSL and when I use my laptop, the wireless picks up a link automatically, in addition to the already plugged in ETH0.
Is there any benefit to this? For instance, increased speed?
I kind of doubt it, because I don't notice anything speeded up.
Just curious.
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Old 08-10-2009, 02:40 AM   #2
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No, no benefit for you. Your routing table will only use a single link, the one with the default route associated with it.
 
Old 08-10-2009, 07:54 AM   #3
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Thank you,
I assumed something or other like that. Is there a downside to having both wireless and ETH active?
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