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# 210354 23-Mar-2017 22:05
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Quick question -- Can one of you point me to a layperson's guide to ethernetting? I've got a bit of a rat's nest in my house (mostly wired by myself) with one line from the Spark fixed wireless modem going out to another switch that divides into a TV and a bedroom laptop and a powerline adapter... (the other 3 lines from the modem go to 2 desktops and a TV ).  And it is going to get worse when I go to fibre later in the year (when my contract expires) because it seems unlikely they will be able to place the fibre modem in the same place as the wireless modem--nor would I want it there, as it is in a bedroom.  Just want to start working out what might be possible.


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  # 1746711 23-Mar-2017 22:45
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Decent starting point 


The two PDF's down here may also be of interest.



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  # 1746847 24-Mar-2017 09:45
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Many Thanks, @Lias, just what I was looking for!


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