On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 07:25:20AM -0600, David Leimbach wrote: > Interesting... I didn't even know we had Ethernet over firewire :). > > Mac OS X and Windows XP both have IP over firewire either working or > in the works and somewhat usable. The only one I can claim any > experience > with is Mac OS X. It's somewhat flaky though and you get unreliable > spikes > in some basic performance tests I have done with it. > > It would be a really interesting value added feature for FreeBSD 5.x > and could potentially open FBSD up even more to the "cluster" market > which is somewhere its not as proliferated as linux. > > With the advent of firewire2 on the horizon it may be even more > impressive.
The interconnect is just 10% of the whole cluster story. Firewire is one possibility, but Fibrechannel you could do today if you wanted to. We have Fibrechannel support in the Qlogic isp(4) driver (thanks Matt!) today. W/ -- | / o / /_ _ [EMAIL PROTECTED] |/|/ / / /( (_) Bulte To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message