[Beowulf] Gigabit switch recommendations

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Wed Mar 29 17:49:31 EST 2006


On Wed, 29 Mar 2006, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:

> 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.

smc and dell (and asante and a few others) all resell the same managed 
switches made by accton...

>

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