Hubs on a NIC (was:Re: what about 48 bits?)
jgreco at ns.sol.net
Thu Apr 8 08:08:24 CDT 2010
> When I had the need to wire a building around 1987, I opted for the
> multiport 10Base5 repeaters that DEC made -- they were called DELUAs,
> I think. I'd had quite enough of distributed single points of failure,
> thank you.
Think those were something else;
DEMPR = Digital Ethernet Multi Port Repeater
DELNI = Digital Ethernet Local Network Interconnect ("hub")
Threw some away a few years ago.
> Hey, I had that in my house on my 100BaseT network, till I upgraded
> to gigE and had to give in and buy another switch. (Sigh -- home
> network configurations of NANOGers. I'm contemplating putting in
> VLANs now...)
VLAN's == fun
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