Channel-bonding - choice of switch?

Jakob Østergaard jakob at unthought.net
Thu Jul 12 09:37:36 EDT 2001


On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 02:02:45PM -0500, Mike Weller wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm currently trying to channel-bond our 5-node test cluster (running
> Scyld).  Since we already had an HP 4000m ProCurve switch, 
> (http://www.hp.com/rnd/products/switches/switch4000/specs.htm ),
> I decided to use that.  It does support trunking and Fast
> EtherChannel.

You can buy separate switches, unmanaged dirt cheap ones.

Trunking N nics per node, requires N switches.

This works, is simple, and it's cheap.

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