If i have 2 cheap unmanaged non-smart consumer level switches such as "Netgear GS308", do they support having 2 cables between them, and effectivly having 2gbit transfer between them? or will an unmanaged non-smart switch such as this, just get confused and not know what to do with the 2 links?

  • Unfortunately, questions about consumer-grade devices are explicitly off-topic here. You could try to ask this question on Super User.
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    Dec 4, 2023 at 14:22

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No unmanaged switch will do this. You will create a loop and your network will break.

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