How do I... Speed up the switch port initialization process?
Source: David Davis
When connecting a PC to a Cisco switch, it may sometimes take 30 seconds or more before the PC can communicate on the network. But with a few simple steps, you can shave off 30 seconds or more. When you're waiting for something to work, 30 seconds can seem like an eternity. In this Cisco Routers and Switches download, David Davis tells you how.
This download is also available as a TechRepublic article.