Chapter 6 study guide 233

Chapter 6 study guide 233 - Chapter 6: Switched Wired...

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Chapter 6: Switched Wired Networks Provide a brief history of the development of Ethernet. Dominant in wired LANs. Became dominant because of its low cost and good performance Explain the general operation of the original CSMA/CD media access technology and why it is referred to as a shared media technology. What is the fundamental problem with CSMA/CD? Performance related What major advancement in Ethernet network made CSMA/CD largely obsolete? What is faster: Gigabit Ethernet over UTP or Gigabit Ethernet over fiber? What is the difference between 1000Base-T and 1000Base-SX? Explain the concept of link aggregation, also known as trunking or bonding. Two or more trunk lines connect a single pair of switches Explain the function of the following fields in an Ethernet frame: Preamble- 7 octets. Synchronize the receiver’s clock to the sender’s clock. source and destination address- 48 bits long. Humans normally express these addresses in base 16 hexadecimal notation Data- a field containing the content delivered in the message/
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course IST 233 taught by Professor Davidmolta during the Spring '09 term at Syracuse.

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Chapter 6 study guide 233 - Chapter 6: Switched Wired...

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