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Date:      Mon, 19 Jul 1999 01:09:13 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Vincent Poy <vince@venus.GAIANET.NET>
To:        David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com>
Cc:        Karl Pielorz <kpielorz@tdx.co.uk>, freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   RE: poor ethernet performance?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.05.9907190108270.331-100000@venus.GAIANET.NET>
In-Reply-To: <000001bed1bd$7b34e200$021d85d1@youwant.to>

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On Mon, 19 Jul 1999, David Schwartz wrote:

> > 	I never said adding more machines.  I am just saying that you
> > tested the stuff before the cable is connected between the two devices.
> > Unless you test the cable while the two devices are using the cable, you
> > wouldn't really know the properties of the cable after use since magnetic
> > energy does build up when there is current flowing through the cable for a
> > period of time.
> 
> 	Magnetic energy building up over a period of time on an Ethernet cable? Are
> you one of those people who waits a few minutes before opening the microwave
> door?

	No... but I'm just saying that cable properties do change over
time.  When current flows, there is energy build up...


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