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. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scsi) > > > 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. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"