[Fwd: Re: 32-port gigabit switch]
patrick at myri.com
Thu Mar 6 17:06:21 EST 2003
On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 12:42, Dave Vehrs wrote:
> If I was on a limited budget, I would checkout Ebay. Recently, I've
> seen several 16 port serial Myrinet switches with cables on sale for
> $100-200 and PCI cards for $100-200 each.
Be careful, they are often cards we made only for HP, based on Lanai 5
chips, we do not have software for those NICs.
Several people got bitten by this recently. You need to check Lanai
version written on the main chip: 4,7 and 9 is fine, 5, 6 or 8 is not.
Patrick Geoffray, PhD
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