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Re: Fw: Token ring network

They guy would be absolutely correct.  The only token passing system that
I know of that you can hook directly to each other would be ArcNet.


On Sun, 12 Apr 1998, Marco Shaw wrote:

> I'm sending a news article to this list for you guys to read.  This guy says
> that 2 computers networked via crossover cable won't work if you're using
> token ring.
> Any comments?
> Marco
> >Marco Shaw (marco@nbnet.nb.ca) wrote:
> >: I would like to setup a two computer network with token ring cards.  I
> >: don't want to invest in a hub, so I'm wondering if token rings can be
> >: connected via a crossover cable like ethernet cards can?
> >
> >Token ring needs somebody to distribute the tokens. It's not a
> >point-to-point network. Very master/slave - i.e. the IBM way.
> >
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