Common operational misconceptions

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at
Thu Feb 16 13:27:14 UTC 2012

On 2/16/2012 8:17 AM, Ray Soucy wrote:
> I've found starting off with some history on Ethernet (Maine loves Bob
> Metcalfe) becomes a very solid base for understanding; how "Ethernet"
> today is very different; starting with hubs, bridges, collisions, and
> those problems, then introducing modern switching, VLANs, broadcast
> domain's etc.

It's a bit dated (1998) but I always thought Rich Siefert covered "the
basics" very well...


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