[Beowulf] Spanning Tree Protocol and latency: allowing loops in switching networks for minimizing switch hops

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 00:32:02 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Eric W. Biederman
<ebiederm at xmission.com> wrote:

> For the most trivial of loops there is link aggregation.

Yup, that's true. Am already using link aggregation but never thought
of that as a loop before. But makes sense.

> For more interesting loops you can run many ethernet switches
> as wire speed ip routers talking a routing protocol like ospf.

Thanks! I will look that up. Maybe it serves my need.

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