job screening question
george.herbert at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 19:47:16 CDT 2012
On Jul 5, 2012, at 5:32 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> 5. What is the reason for the 100m distance limit within an ethernet collision domain?
> What's an ethernet collision domain? Seriously, when was the last time
> you dealt with a half duplex ethernet?
Last time I built a cluster; admin and some redundant ingress/egress methods do better with hubs than switches. Also last time I had to build a cheap redundant firewall.
This is a corner case, but if you just know ether as a point to point it will eventually bite you.
Having some spanning tree clue is much more relevant now, though.
George William Herbert
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