[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet (Copper) Switch Advice SOught

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Wed Aug 20 08:50:47 CDT 2003

Consumer grade stuff probably will not support jumbo
frames.... but your Ti book will not either.  Given
that, it may not be much of an issue since larger MTUs
are an all or nothing thing.


On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 05:20:57 -0700 (PDT)
Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Is there a problem buying "consumer grade" Gigabit
> Ethernet switches(is performance really bad, etc.)?
> Also, again at Amazon, I'm seeing low-cost Gigabit
> Ethernet adapters (like under $40) anyone know if
> they run under Solaris/SPARC in PCI-based machines?
> I think I want atleast 8 ports, but a 16 port switch
> would suffice for a LONG time... 
> Thanks in advance,
> =====
> Lionel

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