[DC LoCo] Network wiring help needed at Peoples Media Center

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 04:18:14 GMT 2007


Just don't label them like this
http://worsethanfailure.com/Articles/Which-Cable.aspx

On Nov 10, 2007 7:52 PM, Sanjay Jain <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
>
> What you need is a continuity tester (obviously, you need to figure which
> cable goes where... ) you should be able to get a tool from Radioshack. Once
> you've figured out which cable is which, it might be a good idea to label
> them at each end.
>
> I can give you a hand if you can get hold of the tool.
>
> ~sanjay
>
>
>
>
>
> Kevin Cole <dc.loco at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi,
>
> Ryme finally received her Verizon DSL kit (after Verizon / UPS lost it).
> I've spent four hours trying to diagnose networking problems and
> am giving up. Al Fishawy Cafe apparently lacks heat... I'm finally
> cold.
>
> We have internet when connected to a computer with a known, good CAT-5 cable
> or via wireless
> .
> The problem is that there are lots of computers, hubs, routers,
> switches, and cables that go every which way, and I've got no
> skill in tracking down problems. Wireless works, but the wired
> connections to the various machines here are in need of serious
> diagnostics.
>
> Can someone else step up to the plate?
>
> Thanks!
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