FDDI, was: Re: [rescue] u2 drive trays

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Aug 19 14:11:52 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, August 19, 2003, at 02:18 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>>    You need a switch.  It takes serious smarts to bridge between
>> Ethernet and FDDI.
> This is my primary reason for isolating FDDI to the areas of my network
> that really need it:  The backbone between the mail server, web server,
> NFS server, and backup server.
> By the time I'm done, I hope to have a better-designed network at home
> than I do at work.  This has always been the case at previous jobs, but
> my current employer is upping the ante. :)

   Go for it.

   Generally it's not difficult to do, with suits and their "cheap cheap 
cheap!  PC PC PC!" mentality.  I prefer "good good good" and "works 
works works" and "updtime uptime uptime", myself. :)  It's definitely 
more expensive, but it's definitely worth it.


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

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