Ever needed to connect two machines directly together? All you need is a crossover cable—but if you don’t have one handy, the Tested blog has the quick instructions on how to make your own.
They’ve also got a quick and dirty method that might be easier, and doesn’t require the special tools—just rip open the wire and cross the wires manually in the middle, instead of doing it properly. Might help in a pinch.
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- Published 08/14/10