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Re: [K12OSN] Switch question



I'm using this one for prototyping with K12ltsp, it works fine.
http://www.dlink.com/products/hubs/dsh5/

James a écrit :

> > What does it mean  "When the back side of the router has multiple
> clients
> > attached.
> > 254 client attach capable" (one sub-net, minus some internal
> addresses)
>
> Most broadband routers give out IPs from the RFC1918 reserved Class C
> via DHCP (Most often 192.168.1.x)
>
> A Class C IP range (/24 in CIDR notation) holds 256 IPs (192.168.1.0 ->
> 192.168.1.255)
>
> .0, you can't use because it is the network number.
> .1, you can't use because it is usually the network gateway (the
> internal interface IP on the broadband router)
> .255, you can't use because it is the broadcast address.
>
> So in the end, you can have about 253 open IPs for workstations or
> servers which the router can distribute via DHCP.  That's assuming you
> add more hubs/switches via the ports on the back of the broadband
> router.
>
> - James
>
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