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 From:  A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk
 To:  Andrew Greenwood <lists at silverblade dot co dot uk>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Using m0n0wall as a network switch/hub?
 Date:  Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:28:36 +0000
Hi,

> Bit of an odd question.
> 
> I don't want to run loads of cables around the house, but I want my
> firewall to be by the upstairs window to beam a wireless signal out across
> the street. The room with all the computer equipment in is downstairs, and
> there's about 20-30 metres of cable required to get from the firewall to
> the switch.
> 
> My parents PCs will also be upstairs, so that'll mean 4 cables trailing
> upstairs (one from modem, one to hub, one to each PC.)

ummm, if you ahve all the cables going to the PC, you may as well put a microswitch next to the PC
and have done with it. 

alan