[ubuntu-uk] streaming content via wires!

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 7 13:32:43 BST 2009

On Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:24:17 +0100, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:

> javadayaz wrote:
>> i already have a cat5 cable ready to go...the one i was using inside
>> the house. I dont see why this cant installed outside...its a 30 meter
>> crossover cable!!!
> If they can make the hole big enough and then fill it in, then yeah, it
> should be okay.  Switches are usually smart enough to accept crossover
> or standard cables.  I'd guess the same applies for routers.
> My only concern would be water getting into the cable or possibly a
> lightning strike, but then maybe I'm just paranoid.

Is CAT5 cable UV proof, would it turn brittle and fall apart outside?


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