Loc: Pacific NW, USA
I have a Category 5 ethernet cable I bought for my laptop. The ethernet does not work so I don't use it. I believe it is a non-crossover as recommended by my laptop manual. Can this be used to hook a linksys G router to my G3 or do I need another kind? I am going to stop on my way home to buy one if I need something different. And what kind should I look for? Thanks in adavance.<br><br>
That's correct. And for cascading hubs that don't have a cross-over switch.<br><br>Connecting a modem to a router shouldn't require one, neither should connecting a Mac to a router or modem.<br><br>Keep in mind, Macs' ethernet ports are auto-sensing. They'll automatically switch if you connect two Macs with a straight-through ethernet cable and work fine. Some cable modems and routers may do that too.<br><br>
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