VI over GigE

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Fri Apr 13 15:39:12 EDT 2001


On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 01:27:09PM -0600, Brian Haymore wrote:

> It's not native, but M-VIA give yous this ability through software over
> a standard ethernet card (fast and gig cards are supported, check the
> list though for specifics).  Giganet's VI/IP card is the only hardware
> solution I've heard of so far to do native VI over GigE.

That's partially because "native VI" is a slippery concept. You can
put VI on Myrinet and it is quite efficient, but Giganet would insist
that it wasn't "native".

-- g


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