[Beowulf] Multiple NIC on a node

Nathan Moore ntmoore at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 19:38:38 EST 2008


I don't know.  Its a 24 port cisco that I got from our local network admin.

Nathan


On Jan 7, 2008 5:15 PM, Geoff Jacobs <gdjacobs at gmail.com > wrote:

> Nathan Moore wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've aquired a few clusternodes that have multiple ethernet jacks.  One
> > the system-config-network applet I see several different adaptors (eg
> > eth0 and eth1).  Right now, I've got a many more free ports on my switch
> > than I have nodes in my cluster, so I'm wondering if there's some
> > performance benefit from hooking up the second NIC.
> >
> > Do any of you have a tutorial on multiple NIC's per compute node that
> > you'd be willing to share?  I'm assigning static IP's with named, and
> > cocurrently maintaining /etc/hosts files on each machine with the full
> > cluster map.  Do I "just" assign a secon IP address for the second eth1
> > jack?  Is there more to it?
>
> Is your switch capable of trunking, or can it be configured into
> multiple VLANs?
>
> --
> Geoffrey D. Jacobs
>
>


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