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Old 14th October, 2001, 04:25 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Originally posted by Superman53142
LOL. That's funny. Some guy at the factory must have screwed up and connected the wires wrong. If it's new, take it back. If it's old, get some masking tape and write the correct numbers above the lights.
Most of the 4/5 port hubs use a single chip as the hub, and a seperate decoder for the lights. The hub controller just outputs a serial stream of bits to the decoder, which then lights the correct (or incorrect!) LED. It sounds like the decoder in his hub isn't sync'd up to the serial bitstream right.

It's not actually possible to connect the wires wrong, as it's all integrated on the board! It can only be a fault with the hub. ):

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