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RE: Transit LAN vs. Individual LANs

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Sat Feb 25 15:10:24 2006

On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, Neil J. McRae wrote:

>
>  > An argument could be made for individual VLANs to keep things
> > like b- cast storms isolated.  But I think the additional
> > complexity will cause more problems than it will solve.
>
> Vlans will not stop all typres of broadcast storm.
>

So, perhaps I missed the earlier explanation, but why use switched
segments at all? if the purpose is to connect routers to routers putting
something that WILL FAIL in the middle is only going to increase your
labor costs later :(

So, for router-router links, GE doesn't have to mean switched...