Hubs

lynn wilkins law at acm.org
Fri Jul 25 16:44:02 EDT 2003


Hi,
Also, some switches use "store and forward" switching. Some don't.
Is "store and forward" a "good thing" or should we avoid it? (Other things 
being equal, such as 100baseT, full duplex, etc.)
-law


On Thursday 24 July 2003 12:40, you wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Eric Uren wrote:
> > To whomever it may concern,
> >
> >            I am trying to link together 30 boards through Ethernet. What
> > would be your recomendation for how many and what type of Hubs I should
> > use to connect them all together. Any imput is appreciated.
>
> Any hint as to what you're going to be doing with the 30 boards?  The
> obvious choice is a cheap 48 port 10/100BT switch from any name-brand
> vendor.  However, there are circumstances where you'd want more
> expensive switches, 1000BT switches, or a different network altogether.
>
>    rgb
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