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[_] After a HUB, or HUB advice (inexperienced Hubber!)

Jan Grant Jan.Grant at bristol.ac.uk
Fri Jun 20 12:17:00 BST 2003

On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Oliver Humpage wrote:


> on 20/6/03 10:02 am, Iain Harrison at underscore at hairydog.co.uk wrote:
>
> > On Friday, June 20, 2003 9:47:48 AM Oliver wrote:
> >
> >> how can you 'route' with only 1 port?
> >
> > Easily: packets come in, packets go out. They don't have to be through
> > different physical ports.
>
> Eugh, you mean putting two completely different networks onto the same load
> of wires? Well, might be possible, but not nice, and could screw up
> horribly. It's almost worth spending the extra 25 quid... :)

It's only IP. If you don't like the routing aspect, you can
pseudo-multihome every host onto the same physical bunch of wires
instead.

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