Viewing/Changing switching methods on Cisco 3550 switch?

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Aug 18th, 2007
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How do you view the default switching method for 3550?

ie, Cut-through, Fragment-Free, or Store and Forward

There was a command lower end switch IOS "show port system". Does this work for 3550?

Also, how do you change the switching method?

Thanks in advance :)

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mohammedmahmoud Sun, 08/19/2007 - 01:26
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As a matter of fact, all the current Cisco switches use store-and-forward (the complete data frame is received on the switch's buffer, a CRC is run, and if the CRC passes, the switch looks up the destination address in the MAC filter table), while cut-through and fragment free were historical technologies.


Mohammed Mahmoud.

2pparish Sun, 08/19/2007 - 08:30
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Thanks for the help


Just one less thing to worry about.


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