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Old 10-12-2002, 11:45 AM   #1
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cat 5 cable...

i forget which type of wiring you need to network 2 computers to each other (NIC to NIC). Is it rollover, crossover, or straighthrough? thanks..
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Old 10-13-2002, 09:25 AM   #3
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thanks mara.

do you by any chance know the color sequence or know of any helpful links that do?
Old 10-13-2002, 10:16 AM   #4
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I think its...

1 orange / white
2 orange
3 green / white
4 blue / white
5 blue
6 green
7 brown / white
8 brown

at other end, switch 1 & 2 with 3 & 6 (eg 1 goes to 3, 2 goes to 6 etc)


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