[ubuntu-uk] External CAT5 (subject change for change of topic)

Barry Drake bdrake at crosswire.org
Fri Oct 22 20:09:25 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 18:03 +0100, Mark Harrison wrote:
> Actually, the biggest problem I've come across is the fact that
> ethernet cable sheathing doesn't have great U/V stability - it will
> degrade over about 7-10 years if it's left in direct sunlight. 

I wired my external CAT5's over 12 years ago - no problems so far.  As
for lightening, it will strike my TV aerial first, followed by a phone
landline followed by a number of different earth paths including the
wisteria ....  I don't think my network is under any danger at all.

Regards,		Barry Drake.
Sent from my Dell Netbook using Ubuntu - the window-free environment
that gives me real fresh air.

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