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NICS, HUBS and switches.

Just a question. I plan to upgrade my home network to 100 baseT which will 
require a new hub, and at least 1 new NIC.  The question is can a 100Mbit 
hub support 100Mbits between 2 100Mbit NICS when one or both of the other 
hub ports are connected to a 10Mb NIC. Or will just the connection to a 
10Mbit NIC cause the entire network to run at 10. The issue is that the 
Alpha has an on-board 10Mbit NIC and another computer is idle most of the 
time.  I know I can do this with a switch, but that is an overkill.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Boston Linux and Unix user group

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