Comp 343/443-001 Week 2 notes
Introduction to the textbook
Chapter 1 exercises 1.0, 4.0, 5.0, 7.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0
Chapter 2 exercises 2.0, 3.0, 7.0
Due Friday, Sept 15
Ethernet-switch learning algorithm
Note that switches learn destinations by
"eavesdropping". They can do this because they always have the option to
"fall back to flooding".
about homework 1
IP layer: from 1.10
Class A/B/C addressing system
no flooding option!
network prefix v host portion; what this means for scalability
IP version of
why does IP support fragmentation?
Quick look at Chapter 9:
- IPv4 header
- classless delivery