FDDI, was: Re: [rescue] u2 drive trays
Frank Van Damme
frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Wed Aug 20 05:03:14 CDT 2003
On Tuesday 19 August 2003 23:04, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> > Shouldn't IPFilter running on a U1 with a HME card, a SunFDDI card (the
> > current kind) be able to handle the task?
> Sure, but packets don't route from FDDI to Ethernet on my network. The
> networks are completely separate and parallel. The FDDI only exists to
> make my NFS mounts go ZOOOOOM!
Please don't talk me about slow nfs speeds. I just put up a small
pentium-based  server to fulfill that purpose, I can't believe how grmbl
grmbl damd slow that thing is. I just discovered the disk controllers don't
even support dma, so that's one more box that'll end up as a diskless desktop
I think I'll use my new ultra5 as a file server once I have time to figure
that out... Is anyone using an ultra5 as a file server? Fddi doesn't seem to
be an option right now, I still have a bunch of ethernet stuff (switch plus a
few nic's) that I paid good money for...
 I could get a few of those for free.
Frank Van Damme http://www.openstandaarden.be
"Je pense, donc je suis breveti."
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