[TriLUG] Powerline - Ethernet over AC lines & Linux
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Sep 21 14:55:24 EDT 2007
On Friday 21 September 2007 14:47, Christopher L Merrill wrote:
> Byarlay, Wayne A. wrote:
> > Then, Poof! It disappeared into obscurity. I guess there are too many
> > limitations to piggybacking the signals through the various conduits of
> > the world?
> I thought it would be big for home networking.
> Then wireless LANs got cheap and easy to deploy. Poof!.
Another thing -- IP over powerlines would have created havoc with amateur
radio. One might say "big deal", but in serious disasters radio amateurs are
the people who can still communicate with the outside world.
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