In article <e1gt95-eor.ln1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> This isn't a question I need an answer to very soon,
> it's close to idly curious; but I am curious :-)
> I recently bought a couple of TrendNet TPL-202Es, to
> connect an external disk to our home network. The
> network, up till then, consisted in a DSL modem,
> ethernet cabled to a Linksys router, with two Macs
> ethernet cabled to the router. I plugged one TPL-202E
> into a power outlet and connected it to the router,
> and the other into an outlet in a remote part of the
> house where the external disk now sits. This worked
> perfectly; the disk was on the nework as 192.168.1.100,
> just as it had been when connected by ethernet cable.
> The question: Let's call the outlet by the router 'A',
> that by the disk, 'B'. Suppose I connected a third
> TPL-202E to a distinct port on the router and to
> outlet 'C', then connected a fourth TPL-202E to some
> new device and to outlet 'D'. Would this work? If the
> new device had, say, IP # 192.168.1.66, would the network
> send the right packets to the right IP addresses?
> Hope the question is clear enough.
You don't need to buy another pair of plugs, just one.