[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet SBus & Gigabit Ethernet Sun 420R/220R

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Apr 5 22:37:48 CDT 2008

On Apr 5, 2008, at 11:27 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:

> On Sat, 2008-04-05 at 23:03 -0400, Earl D. Baugh Jr. wrote:
>> Two Gigabit ethernet questions....
>> Did anybody ever make a Gigabit ethernet SBus card that ran across
>> twisted pair?
> Wouldn't that be a bit silly, since SBUS maxes out at 200 MB/s (64 bit
> bus)? Or is it bridging to PCI to get around that somehow?

So, basically, you are pointing out that SBUS can do about 2.5 times  
the bandwidth that one would realistically get from GigE?  Why is  
that silly then?

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