[Server-devel] Hardaware compatibility

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 10:01:48 EDT 2011

2011/3/14 Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu>:
> We are using the same machine in Jamaica in two schools. Given that we
> don't anticipate WAN (Internet) traffic to be a lot ('net connection
> is spotty), we switched the nics (using xs-swapnics script) so that
> the built-in Ethernet port became the LAN port, going out to a switch
> and out to PoE access points (Ubiquiti Picostations
> http://www.ubnt.com/picostation). We are using the USB-to-Ethernet
> dongle (the ilovemyxo one) as the WAN side.

Sounds very good. Using the built-in NIC as LAN port is best-practice.
Highly recommended.


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