[SunRescue] Re: Re: NetApps?
rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Mar 21 20:23:51 CST 2001
I thought I heard a "Jonathan Katz" say:
> Greg pointed out:
> > When the sales guys came out I talked about performance with the
> > engineer that we had them drag along, and it looks like the biggest
> > bottleneck on these devices is clearly the ethernet. Unfortunately,
> > their network adapter prices are almost as ridiculous as the prices
> > from Sun. :-(
> At least for the PCI Gigabit Ethernet it's the same ethernet card-- OEM
> from our friends at Alteon.
Good use for those old gigE cards that Sun doesn't support in sol7/sol8.
Anyone know what 10/100 cards they use? I am not sure I'd go third-party
for a production box, but if I ever find a netapp for home I ain't paying
$2k for a quad card that I might already have.
Robert Novak, Indyramp Consulting * rnovak at indyramp.com * indyramp.com/~rnovak
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