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Joe Rhett joe at Navigist.Com
Sun Dec 8 10:55:21 UTC 1996

> It is actually quite hard in practice to push a FDDI switch
> into trouble, although theoretically it should be simple, modulo
> the interesting effects that token-withholding can produce.
Hm. Not sure what you mean. FDDI can certainly be over-utilized, that's
not hard. On the other hard, FDDI doesn't fall down and die like
Ethernet does when congested.

> In practice, the limiting factor will tend to be the per-port
> bandwidth rather than the aggregate bandwidth.  One would have


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