OT: Cable management
freebsd at pursued-with.net
Sat Jun 26 13:38:14 PDT 2004
On Jun 26, 2004, at 12:44, dvv wrote:
> Jorn Argelo writes:
> Google/e-bay on structure cabling, patch panels - $100 roughly, nice
> switches - $100-300 or more. The more expensive are managed and are
> better: For example Surecom Switch 24Port10/100 & 2Port10/100/1000,
> EP-726DG-L, Management is a good one. It costs about 300usd in my
> country. Check other options from lower classes - pure 10/100mbit
> managed switches and other vendors also.
> Pick several kinds of colour duck tape to mark the cables so that you
> can recognize them easily in the panel and a stand from Home Depot
> to put the boxes on. If you have place for the boxes, spent the rest
> of your budget on beverages of your taste. You will need them during
> your network setup.
If you're new to cable management, remember to tag both ends of the
cables BEFORE running them through any conduit. Once they get bundled
together in any way, that's all you have to go by.
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