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Quick Reference Guide to 100BASE-TX

10.4 100BASE-TX Twisted-Pair Physical Topology

The physical topology supported by twisted-pair link segments is the star. In this topology a set of link segments are connected to a hub, radiating out from the hub to the computers like the rays from a star. Another way to visualize the topology is as a wagon wheel, with the hub at the center and each link segment as a spoke of the wheel. This topology is shown in Figure 5.3.

Quick Reference Guide to 100BASE-TX - 09 SEP 95
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