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Is it true that I may encounter contention issues if I uplink a Gigabit switch to a fast Ethernet sw

Is it true that I may encounter contention issues if I uplink a Gigabit switch to a fast Ethernet switch that has no Gigabit ports?
Yes. You may. It's possible. For an analogy, consider a freeway that all of a sudden goes from 4 lanes to 2. During high volume congestion times, traffic slowdowns occur.
This was last published in October 2005

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