Networking 101: Understanding Spanning Tree
Aug 27, 2008, 21:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charlie Schluting)
"Dr. Perlman devised a method by which bridges can obtain layer
2 routing utopia: redundant and loop-free operation. Think of
spanning tree as a tree that the bridge keeps in memory for the
purposes of optimized and fault-tolerant data forwarding."