[rescue] LattisLink `managed hub'
larrys at lexis-nexis.com
Sun Jul 21 20:03:16 CDT 2002
A managed hub can ship a trap when link drops. If you have a host that
doesn't do snmp well, it can come in pretty handy....
"Fogg, James" <JFogg at vicinity.com> wrote:
> I used to laugh when a customer asked for a managed hub. WTF is there to
> manage? Turn a port on/off? Look for runts/crc's/etc.? I don't think a
> repeater (hub) is even able to flag a CRC or runt. I seem to recall that
> with a hub garbage_in = garbage_out. I'd have to go back and read tcp 101 to
> be sure. If you partition (early tech-speak for vlans) maybe you could find
> it handy to remote manage it.
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