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Sune
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So that's what those are for
05/02/12 10:46 PM


> For that situation, I'd recommend getting a cheap 4-port switch (not a hub, an actual
> switch) and connect the PCs and the router to 3 of the ports on the switch. The
> switch will make a temporary direct connection between two ports that are talking to
> each other and isolate them from the rest of the network while they're talking. So
> that way PC-PC transfers don't involve the router, and PC-router transfers don't
> involve the other PC.

Thanks that's good to know, I had no idea...I thought my router would be smart enough to do something like that on its own!

Copying files across the LAN here seems slow, 11,2 MB/sec average. My router is 10/100 though.

/EDIT meh, maths. 11,2 MB/Sec is as good as it gets..

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* New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs mogli 05/01/12 06:30 AM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs R. Belmont  05/01/12 04:33 PM
. * So that's what those are for Sune  05/02/12 10:46 PM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs mogli  05/02/12 09:15 AM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs R. Belmont  05/02/12 04:58 PM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs mogli  05/02/12 11:26 PM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs R. Belmont  05/03/12 10:10 PM
. * Hmmmmm...... mogli  05/11/12 09:40 AM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs AeroCityMayor  05/02/12 03:40 AM
. * Re: New router, slow(er) file transfer between PCs mogli  05/02/12 09:13 AM

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