On Wed 2009-07-15 22:27:35 UTC+0200, Michelle Konzack (bsd4miche...@tamay-dogan.net) wrote:
> > Not directly FreeBSD related, but how much of a chance is there that two > > machines could communicate directly over 5,000 feet of cat5 with no > > special hardware? > > I do not know hoe much a feet is in meters but AFAIK arround 0,3 which > mean, you are talking about 1.5km or 1 mile ? Just FYI, you can use FreeBSD's 'units' (/usr/bin/units) to convert feet to metres: $ units "5000 feet" metres * 1524 There is also a more advanced version in /usr/ports/math/units/ that installs to /usr/local/bin/gunits. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"