problem 1) Answer the following problems:
a) Describe what might happen if two stations are accidentally assigned the same hardware address?
b) If sharing reduces cost, why are shared networks used only for local communication?
c) Why wireless LAN can’t use the same CSMA/CD mechanism that Ethernet uses?
problem 2) Complete given table and answer yes or no
problem 3) Answer the following problems:
i) If we can extend the LAN then why we require a WAN?
ii) How can a bridge know whether to forward frames?
iii) Can the length of an Ethernet be increased to many segments of 500 meter each merely by adding a repeater to connect each additional segment?
iv) How can a computer attach to a network which sends and receives bits faster than the computer’s CPU can handle them?
problem 4) For the packet switched network below:
a) Find out the routing table?
b) Find out the collapsed routing table using default route?