ExtremeNetworks Summit and channel bonding with Scyld

Bill Nihan bnihan at angstrom.com
Thu Nov 8 09:20:36 EST 2001


The Extreme Networks Summit 48 works quite well in a channel bonding
configuration.

I put together a 16 node cluster channel bonded at Atipa and don't recall
any problems at all.
Unfortuantly I did not save any netperf results but I remember they were in
line with discussions on the beowulf list.
We were no using Scyld at that time.

--Bill Nihan
Angstrom Microsystems
bnihan at angstrom.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Javier Iglesias" <javier.iglesias at freesurf.ch>
To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Cc: <rmcgaugh at atipa.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 10:11 AM
Subject: ExtremeNetworks Summit and channel bonding with Scyld


> Hi all,
>
> We are about to build a 19 bi-athlon/Tyan Tiger/Scyld cluster
> for academic research in the field of genetic programming, and
> large neural networks.
>
> We'd like to use an Extreme Networks Summit 48 ethernet switch
> -> http://www.extremenetworks.com/products/datasheets/summit24.asp
> connecting (highly recommended here recently :) Netgear FA310TX NICs
> -> http://www.netgear.com/product_view.asp?xrp=1&yrp=1&zrp=4
>
> Here come the questions :
> * has anyone experienced channel bonding on that switch ?
> * any Gigabit NIC recommandation for the master node ?
> * is it possible/necessary to channel bond Gigabit interfaces ?
>
> Thanks in advance for your help !!
>
> --javier
>
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