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Local Area High Speed Networks by Dr. Sidnie Feit

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References

The classic Token Ring protocol is described in

  • ANSI/IEEE Std 802.5 (ISO/IEC 8802-5). "Token Ring Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications." 1998.

Dedicated Token Ring and the use of fiber optic lobes are described in

  • ANSI/IEEE Std 802.5r and 802.5j. "Token Ring Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications, Amendment 1: Dedicated Token Ring Operation And Fibre Optic Media." 1998.

At the time of writing, the 100Mbps standard still is in draft form:

  • 802.5t draft. "Token Ring Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications, 100 Mbit/s Dedicated Token Ring Operation." 1998.

The High Speed Token Ring Alliance Web site is

http://www.hstra.com/.

For a real classic, see

  • IBM Token Ring Network Architecture Reference. Third Edition ...

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