[Mageia-discuss] Ethernet cabling

Phil phil_lor at bigpond.com
Tue May 1 04:34:57 CEST 2012

On 01/05/12 04:05, Jeff Robins wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 2:31 AM, Doug Lytle<support at drdos.info>  wrote:
>> Phil wrote:
>>> The Ethernet cable is cat 6 and I assume that the shielding is adequate.
>> It should be.
> This is a house so the Ethernet cable should be made from unshielded
> twisted pairs, but it still shouldn't be a problem.  The line
> frequency
> (50Hz?) is low enough that the twisted pairing should eliminate the
> interference.
> The only problem would be unwanted noise on the power line, which
> would be caused by noise electronic equipment and large switched
> loads.  Noisy equipment will probably not be a problem because that
> type of noise that would cause you a problem is well regulated.  Noise
> from a large switched load (air conditioner or refrigerator
> starting/stopping) is in short, infrequent bursts so I doubt you will
> even notice them.

Thanks Jeff, Ron and Doug,

I just thought that I'd ask while I still have a chance to move my 
cable. It would be difficult and I could only drill another hole 50mm 
from the existing hole.


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