From: Thomas Bridge (thomas.bridge at domain via-net-works.ie)
Date: Sun 30 Jul 2000 - 19:08:26 IST
At 06:00 PM 6/29/2000 +0100, you wrote:
>Well on my currernt network, we have a Cisco 100MB switch, and 3com 3c905C
>cards in the PCs, the PCs take about a minute after card initialisation to
>actually find the network, which under NT means you can't logon for a
>minute, and Linux blocks before mounting the NFS drives....
What sort of switch is it? This is probably a switch "feature" due to the
Cisco implementation of the Spanning Tree Protocol - I see this happen any
time I plug a server into the switch.
I know I'm late coming back to you on this, but I haven't seen anything in
the followups to this that indicate this point was made.
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