[SATLUG] Network+ question collision domains
Todd W. Bucy
toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sun Jan 10 20:13:50 CST 2010
> I don't know about your setup, but if it were HW, a collision domain
> is where frames being sent out can collide. Bridges do a Carrier
> Sense with Multiple Acesss and Collision Detection CSMA/CD. Hubs do
> not and the collision detection has to be at the NIC. That is fairly
> old technology with Thick-net or Thin-net. 10*-BaseT is generally
> hooked up to a bridge or a router that inherently prevents collisions.
> A bridge receives a frame and can hold it until the destination is free.
> My conclusion is that what you have is probably free of collisions.
> -- Bruce
If a bridge holds the data until the line is free wouldn't that make it
CSMA/CA rather then CSMA/CD?
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