Kenn Humborg wrote:
>> Apparently this 8-port 100Base-TX switching hub can be
> bought in Ireland for IEP 164. 20 quid/port seems very
> cheap. What's the catch? What is the difference
> between a hub and a switching hub? Between a switch and
> a switching hub?
A switching hub has a switching backplane which can handle 10 and
100 Mbit speeds interchangeably. A non-switching hub will be rated
for either 10 or 100, but not both.
AFAIK, IMHO, etc. ;-)
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