[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet (Copper) Switch Advice SOught
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Wed Aug 20 11:44:12 CDT 2003
On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 04:06:45PM +0200, Bjorn Ramqvist wrote:
> "Joshua D. Boyd" wrote:
> > > Be aware; some of these switches may not get even near the 1GigaBit they
> > > claim. They are very least suitable for heavy traffic, from what I've
> > > read.
> > > (I'd guess home networking is OK though)
> > How is networking at home different? You still have heavy load over
> > long periods of time from numerous machines at once, don't you?
> Definition in this case:
> "Home network" = 2-3 machines at home, with bursts of NFS/SMB traffic
> "Company network" = 1000 machines, with contigous bursts and peaks of
> NFS/SMB traffic
Is that supposed to be the definition of consumer crap home networking,
or the definition of home networking for list members?
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