gigabit to lower speeds

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Apr 6th, 2009
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Hi all, if I have gigabit speeds going into my switch, then they go out via a 10 meg ethernet port, what happens to all the frames, will they get dropped or buffered so far before tcp will start to drop/resend packets ?

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Joseph W. Doherty Mon, 04/06/2009 - 03:51
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Most network devices will buffer some amount of frames/packets. When limits reached, additional frames/packets dropped.

For TCP, it will "see" lost packets and resend them.


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