Powerline Ethernet adapters & UPS?
ddavidegli at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 01:39:47 MDT 2013
*I don't want to try those in a rental home. If it was my own home I had
purchased, then I'd consider it as a possibility. But if I did that I would
likely loose my security deposit.*
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 8:33 PM, Chris Wood <chris at tincreek.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 5:31 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey, has anyone ever used PowerLine Ethernet adapters that have been
> > plugged into UPS modules? I've got three computers that I'm placing in my
> > new home that PXE boot from a fourth. Wi-Fi won't work since I can't
> > associate the Wireless NIC with an AccessPoint before the Bios/UEFI tries
> > to obtain a DHCP address, and I don't want them all in the same room due
> > noise/heat concerns. Therefore, Powerline Ethernet seems to be the best
> > option for me. But I don't believe they work in the event of power loss.
> > Therefore I'd need a UPS (and I have a couple). But wouldn't the UPS
> > the network signal from the powerline in the course of it's normal
> > operation, considering it just powerline noise? How can I (or CAN I?)
> > maintain a network signal during a blackout/brownout/whatever? I can
> > combine things as much as possible, but heat and noise really cause a
> > requirement of two rooms minimum. Say the main workstation in the front
> > room and the others in an empty bedroom or something? Right now I just
> > two empty bedrooms and drag a cable between them, but that won't work in
> > the new house.
> Any chance you have an unfinished basement or access to the attic to run
> cat cable?
> Chris Wood
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