[Beowulf] cheap 48 port gigabit ethernet switch w/ jumbo frames?

Yaroslav Halchenko list-beowulf at onerussian.com
Tue Feb 8 06:16:19 PST 2005


On my latest researches on switches I've found SMC8648T (48 ports) which
does support jumbo 9K and cost 2400$ and is managed

Does anyone has experience with such thing or I should check out also
Nortell switches which are approx 50% more expensive

-- 
Yarik


On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 01:22:57PM -0500, Tom Rockwell wrote:
> Hi,

> I'm looking for a switch that will be used for NFS traffic on a cluster 
> of about 40 nodes.  The nodes will have Broadcom 5704 ethernet.  From 
> what I've read, jumbo frames is important for getting the best NFS 
> performance over gigabit ethernet.

> D-link and Netgear have newer 48 port switches priced below managed 
> switches.  The D-link is model DGS-1248T 
> http://dlink.com/products/?sec=2&pid=367 and the Netgear is model GS748T 
> http://netgear.com/products/details/GS748T.php.  Each are about $1200 or 
> so.  I'm unable to find info on their websites specifying whether these 
> switches support jumbo frames.  Anyone know?

> Thanks,
> Tom Rockwell
> Michigan State University
> _______________________________________________
> Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
> To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit 
> http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf

-- 
                                  .-.
=------------------------------   /v\  ----------------------------=
Keep in touch                    // \\     (yoh@|www.)onerussian.com
Yaroslav Halchenko              /(   )\               ICQ#: 60653192
                   Linux User    ^^-^^    [175555]
             Key  http://www.onerussian.com/gpg-yoh.asc
GPG fingerprint   3BB6 E124 0643 A615 6F00  6854 8D11 4563 75C0 24C8

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
Url : http://www.scyld.com/pipermail/beowulf/attachments/20050208/759c457c/attachment.bin


More information about the Beowulf mailing list