Experience with GigE Switches with Jumbo packet support

Keith Underwood keithu at parl.clemson.edu
Thu Apr 11 08:11:23 EDT 2002


Most of the Extreme switches support Jumbo packets.  The new line of 
products from Foundry Networks (JetCore is what I think they call it) is 
supposed to support Jumbo packets (even for Fast Ethernet from the way I 
read the spec, if you could find a card to do it).

					Keith

On Sun, 7 Apr 2002, Tony Skjellum wrote:

> Any Beowulf folks out there have specific experience with switches that allow
> Jumbo packets?  It seems hard to tell from online specs on various company
> pages whether a switch does this or not?
> 
> Adapters seem to be readily available...
> 
> Any clusters doing this right now?
> 
> Thanks,
> Tony
> 
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Keith Underwood                   Parallel Architecture Research Lab (PARL)
keithu at parl.clemson.edu                                  Clemson University

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