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I managed to use WebAuthn for the first time \o/
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1:53 AM
This PC has GBE!? I had no idea!
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Q: How does Device Manager estimate ethernet cable length?

Colonel PanicDevice Manager (Network adapters / Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I219-V / Properties / Link speed / Diagnostics) estimates the length of ethernet cable between my PC and the router as 31 meters. How does it calculate this? Cable Length: Displays the approximate length of the cable between the ...

 
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12:25 PM
@rahuldottech I can't remember a 'proper' PC in the last decade that hasn't
I think the last machine with fast ethernet I had was my old atom 230
 
@Aibobot I realise that now. I was under the impressions that it's a high-end feature, for some reason
Granted, I don't actually have any use for GBE, but...
It's still cool :)
 
@rahuldottech the "difference" would be the brand
Realtek can have a few fun quirks, but is cheap
you often find broadcom units in older higher end stuff
Intel is typically the least painful
 
@Aibobot I have a Realtek
 
eh. If its built in, its ok
 
okok :)
 
12:31 PM
I had a PCI gig-e unit that would do unfun things to any PC that it was in
 
 
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(citing falling traffic and ad revenue due to a shrinking camera market)
A number of possibilities are open, including acquisition and just plain ol' reader support.
 
 
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