switch speed question

Tom Storey tom at snnap.net
Wed Feb 25 03:58:20 CST 2009


> Not every bit in results in just one bit out.  Broadcast, multicast,
> flooding for unknown MACs (or switching failures), ...

They were talking about a simple scenario where a bit that enters a port
will leave a port. With 24 gigabit ports, for all intents and purposes,
you will only ever have 24 gigabits at the most traversing the backplane.





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