8.1 xl + dual-speed Netgear hub = yoyo

perryh at pluto.rain.com perryh at pluto.rain.com
Mon Oct 24 05:36:52 UTC 2011

> > ... SOME hubs of that era had series problems if the cable was
> > too short.
> >
> > You mentioned using a short cable. Have you tried a longer one?
> > I seem to recall that 3 meters was the minimum, but it was so
> > long ago that my memory is a bit fuzzy.
> The first cable I used was about 1 meter, the second less than 2.
> I suppose I could try a longer one.

I tried one of ~5 meters.  Same problem.  The soultion was to use
a 100-only hub instead of the dual-speed hub -- see the SOLUTION
post elsewhere in this thread for details.

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