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How often do Ethernet adapters and hubs (or switches) exchange link pulse signals?

Posted on 2008-06-20
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How often do Ethernet adapters and hubs (or switches) exchange link pulse signals?
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An Ethernet station sends data at a rate of 10 megabits per second. That bit allows 100 nanoseconds per bit. Light and electricity travel about one foot in a nanosecond. Therefore, after the electric signal for the first bit has traveled about 100 feet down the wire, the station has begun to send the second bit.
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