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Unformatted text preview: for this basically a router. Nodes were connected by digital leave lines operating at 56 KB/s • Each node had up to 20+ ports that provided a connection to a host. ARCNET was used only for experimenting. Not made for expansion “1822” Protocol- permitted to send a packete across the ARCNET. Could not handle heavy traffic A man named Vin Surf suggested new protocols ARCNET demonstrated that they wanted to connect heterogenous networks (computers with different protocols) New protocol would be independent of underlying network Version...
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- Spring '10
- Computer network, English-language films, ARCnet, packet switch node