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2.2] How do Ethernet and token ring networks compare?




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This article is from the Token Ring FAQ, by James Messer James@NetworkUptime.com with numerous contributions by others.

2.2] How do Ethernet and token ring networks compare?

Token Ring is single access, meaning there is only one token. Thus,
at any given time only one station is able to use the LAN. Ethernet
is a shared access medium, where all stations have equal access to
the network at the same time.

 

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