We have a simple network. Locally, we have 4 2950's behind a 2611. We
have about 60 PCs. We have instances where an inexpensive 4-port DLINK switch (something
meant for a personal PC or a small office) joins 2 - 4 PCs to a single switchport on a
2950 switch. On the Cisco config of these switchports, we have entered "no spanning-tree
We often move PCs. When we do, the location of the DLINK switches sometimes change,
requiring us to change the config on the relative Cisco switchports. My question: Is there
any real danger in having a small 4-port DLINK switch with 2 - 4 PCs plugged into a Cisco
switchport with spanning-tree portfast enabled?