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How to wire 20 computers and 20 phones and 1 server into LAN?

I have currently 3 switches Two Netgear JFS524 with 24 slots, One Belkin with 16 slots. Server DSL Internet Router. Main question is how to connect switches together, two Netgear's are next to each ...
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Will 100 Mbps client slow down 1000 Mbps network?

Newbie question: We are planning to setup a LAN in our lab, and are looking at gigabit ethernet switches. A couple of our older computers have 100 Mbps ethernet, will they slow down the whole network ...
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What could be the maximum number of hosts on a 100BaseTX ethernet network?

I'm having two ip networks (192.168.1.x and 192.168.2.x) bridged on a server, but all hosts (fixed IPs) are on the same physical 100BaseTX ethernet (with a daisy chain of 48ports switchs). Often, I ...