Token ring? topic hijack: was Re: Mystery open source switching

Jake Khuon khuon at neebu.net
Thu Nov 4 15:35:24 CDT 2010


On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 11:21 -0400, Greg Whynott wrote:

> you recently converted from token ring to ethernet?   i had no idea
> there was still token ring networks out there,  or am i living in a
> bubble?

Look in your car...

If you have a recent vehicle (especially one with integrated nav,
multimedia radio and comms), it is likely that the system interconnect
is handled over Media Oriented System Transport (MOST) which is a
variation on traditional token-ring.

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