[rescue] analog routers...
Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366
patrick at zill.net
Sun Aug 24 22:03:03 CDT 2003
On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 04:58:19PM -0700, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> --- Mike Meredith <mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 15:22:18 -0400 (EDT)
> > > I do not believe so... although I can only speak about the original
> > > SunPCi cards... I don't know about the SunPCi II cards.
> > The later ones do have a seperate NIC although it doesn't have to be
> > used.
> > I don't know why you'd want to do that though when Solaris makes a
> > perfectly adequate router itself. Must have missed something earlier
> > on.
> lack of high-speed seial in Sun offerings...
Let's just remember that Sun boxes are pretty expensive when bought
new. The idea that you would take a $12k workstation and spend CPU
cycles on PPP when you can buy a hardware solution of some kind for
under $500 would have seemed nutty in 1994.
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