Have been running a home network from my dynalink 1025w for last couple of years. Given we( kids ) appear to have adopted a whole host of ethernet compliant devices I've just realised i'm a few short with regards lan ports to plug into.The 1025W is wireless and although it works fairly well I've had instances around the house where it drops out mid job so am keen to stay hard wired.
I currently have the router / modem plugged into the wall and my main desktop PC is plugged into LAN 1. The other 3 Lan ports are now full with PS3, xbox, laptops etc around the home.
I was thinking of putting a powered 16port switch in the loft and running everything from that via ethernet and install wallplates into each roome and then using one cable from the switch into Lan1 on the 1025W.
Is it as simple as that?