• Subject: Re: Errors on Token Ring line
  • From: pytel@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 11:14:22 -0600

Ray Peterson wrote:

> I think the difference you are seeing is probably just based on the way
things are
> actually cabled to the MSAU.  Since each port/adapter has to pass the
token packet,
> if the destination is the next adapter it will perform better than if it
has to be
> passed thru three of four intermediate ports.

If memory serves me well, architectured delay for retransmission for every
station on the ring is 1.5 bits.
For 16M TRN (which runs at 20MHz) it is about 75 nanosecs per adapter.

Alexei Pytel

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