[Beowulf] Gigabit switch recommendations

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed Mar 29 17:03:44 EST 2006


On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 at 1:56pm, Michael Will wrote

> http://lists.debian.org/debian-amd64/2006/02/msg00005.html might be an
> interesting read,
> where somebody figured out that packet size 7000 was the maximum for
> linerate for the
> Dell 5324.

Our network folks were a bit sour on the Dells, so I stumbled around 
a bit and ended up getting an SMC 8748L2 (this is money I had to spend by 
today, essentially), which looks promising.  If it falls over during 
testing, I'll try one of their stackable series of switches.

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
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