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Two Ethernet Connections

By encross ·
What's the advantages and disadvantages of having two seperate Ethernet connections in one room? A school that a friend is going to attend will have have two ethernet connections at a apartment.

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by TheChas In reply to Two Ethernet Connections

In the design of the student housing, it is assumed that there will be multiple tenants with seperate computers.

In a 'standard' LAN, you assign a seperate address to each PC.
The logistics, and equipment to support multiple PCs using a single LAN connection are much more involved than what is dealt with on a home network with a small hub or switch.

Chas

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