[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet SBus & Gigabit Ethernet Sun 420R/220R
Tom "spot" Callaway
tcallawa at redhat.com
Sat Apr 5 22:40:00 CDT 2008
On Sat, 2008-04-05 at 23:37 -0400, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> 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?
Ehh, I suppose. I was thinking 1000 MB/s, but that's not realistic.
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