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Gigabit ethernet generally faster than Firewire 800?

If I want to transfer a large file between two computers, which are connected via LAN, would going through the network (setup as gigabit ethernet) be faster than using a direct Firewire 800 connection ...
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How well does Cocoa allow auditing of I/O to USB, FireWire and optical media on a Mac?

I have a client who wants us to lock down the Mac laptops we're using to access his data. He wants an audit of all files read and written from removable media (USB, FireWire, optical). I have a ...
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Firewire 800 Card

Can anyone recommend a Firewire 800 card compatible with the usual 32-bit PCI, or PCI Express slots found in most machines? I have only found a card compatible with PCI-64. I also found a Belkin PCI-...
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Kernel panics with Snow Leopard with external Firewire hard drives

Basically seeing problems accessing external drives, SuperDuper backup slow and prone to crashing causing kernel panics, Virusbarrier ditto. See my answer seems to be a known firewire driver fault in ...
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Can I copy Windows XP's CD to a FireWire HD and install from it?

With Mac OS X, I can copy the DVD to a FireWire drive and use it to install on many different machines. I want to do the same with Windows XP. Is there a way to copy the CD to a FireWire drive and ...
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Is it viable to use Firewire for a real network?

Weird question of the day: Has anyone here configured a real (say five or more client) Firewire network? If so, what were the advantages/headaches? Which Firewire hub (or Firewire switch, if that's ...