Posted 02 March 2017 - 04:58 AM
The presence of the switch makes it harder to understand: sometimes you draw your connections going through the switch, and sometimes not.
While in reality all packets go through the switch.
You also connect your mobile phone and laptop directly to the switch. While they are probably using WiFi and thus not connecting to the switch directly.
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