Gigabit Switch

Rafael David Tinoco Rafael.Tinoco at sun.com
Tue Nov 11 11:41:31 EST 2003


ooops, sorry about one thing i forget..

to make bonding connections with 2 NICs in each node, you would have
to have 2 VLANS in the switch, 1 nic for each node in vlan0 (for ex) and 
the other
in vlan1.

so bonding could work

regards

rafael david tinoco
sun professional services - brazil
rafael.tinoco at sun.com

Keyan Mehravaran wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I am planning to connect 8 dual Xeon PCs
>with onboard gigabit through a switch and
>I only need access to the "zeroth" node.
>I have two questions:
>
>1) Is there any benefit to using "managed"
>   switch rather than the "unmanaged" ones?
>
>2) Is it possible to increase bandwidth by
>   adding an extra gigabit NIC to each node?
>   If the answer is yes, then should all the
>   16 ports connect to the same switch?
>
>Please advise.
>
>Thank You,
>
>Kian Mehravaran
>Research Assistant
>4110 Engineering
>Michigan State University
>East Lansing, MI 48823 
>
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