Making a Crossover Cable from Scratch

FAIL (the browser should render some flash content, not this).

Download in .ogv format

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No longer needed on modern hw

Anonymous's picture

Of course, any patch cable will do between GigE adapters. No need for a crossover.

(auto)focus

iNekic's picture

The video is nice, and the instructions are very clear, only the camera focused most of the time on the table surface, instead of cables.

Yeah

Shawn Powers's picture

I know, I just had my Flip camera with me -- it's fixed focus, and not really good at fixing the focus. :)

Shawn Powers is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal. You might find him chatting on the IRC channel, or Twitter

Crossover cable- that sounds

Anonymous's picture

Crossover cable- that sounds handy. Now that I know how to make one another video showing how to use it would be excellent!!!

flash video and ogv download.

Anonymous's picture

I love these tips. Shawn keep up the good work.

I know it is almost a defacto standard, but I can't watch flash video at work (blocked).
Btw I'm not a big flash fan.

Could you also provide the ogv download as you used to do before?
That way I can download the file and view it with vlc.

Thanks,
Peter

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