On 1/18/06, A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk <A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk> wrote:
> 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.
agreed. faster, less hassle, and (should be) less chance of issues.
A firewall isn't meant to be a switch. Small switches (and even
bigger ones anymore, for that matter) are so cheap that it's not worth
the hassle of trying to use the wrong tool for the job.