[ubuntu-us-nm] EPC: Network access in the Resident Dorm

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Sat May 24 00:51:37 BST 2008


Eric Krieger writes:

>The more I think about it the more I like the idea of trying to use
>wireless in place of wired access.  This is for several reasons.

The only possible downside is bandwidth -- wireless ethernet still
uses good ol' collision detection, while wired through switches is
able to do much better flow control.  If there's going to be a lot of
traffic, wireless will bog down badly.  If not, then it's a really
good option.




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