[OT] Re: SCSI network

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at comcen.com.au
Tue Apr 1 01:49:19 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 16:41 +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >> unmanaged switch will work much better :)
> >>
> >
> > I'd agree with that 100%- do the bandwidth math (not to mention the ease
> > of setup): gigabit each way compared to a max of 320mb (I could be wrong
> > on the exact figures, but the gigabit is still faster).
> >
> 320MB is 2560Mb not 320Mb
> 160MB/s is above gigabit ethernet speed - half duplex, but when traffic 
> goes mostly one direction - it's not a problem.

Learn something new everyday...

May I ask how that works? Everything I've read about scsi is that the
throughput determines the standard: so 320MB has a throughput of ~320MB.

> > Setup a small private network between the machines in question and
> > everything would be happy.
> of course - but just asked as i have a bunch of unused U160 controllers 
> and cables.

Fair enough- I'd probably do the same.

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