[rescue] u2 drive trays

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Aug 18 22:44:40 CDT 2003

On Monday, August 18, 2003, at 11:36 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> Because of this, I run switched FDDI at home.  Any machine which is
>> capable of saturating FDDI and has cause for doing so every once in a
>> while has its own switch port.  The others are plugged into 
>> concentrators
>> plugged into the switch.
> What in the world is a FDDI switch?  FDDI clients get dedicated
> bandwidth timeslices by design; that's the whole point of 
> token-passing.
> Is there yet another layer of isolation that can improve throughput 
> even
> more, perhaps by QoS scheduling?

   Not sure if I'd call them dedicated bandwidth timeslices, but I know 
what you mean.

   A FDDI switch creates multiple FDDI rings and passes packets between 
rings if it sees a packet on one ring destined for a node on another.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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