■ Chapter 9, "Cisco LAN Switching Basics"—This chapter focuses on the internal operation of a LAN switch, as well as configuration of LAN switches.
■ Chapter 10, "Virtual LANs and Trunking"—Most campus networks of any size use virtual LANs, and if more than one VLAN is used, those same networks also use VLAN trunking. This chapter explains the concepts.
■ Chapter 11, "LAN Cabling, Standards, and Topologies"—The final LAN-specific chapter in this book details LAN standards, including the cabling media, for Ethernet. Many of the details in this chapter are not very glamorous, but they are important.
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