Gbit switches

Joe Rice riceja at
Sat Sep 7 14:55:01 PDT 2002

i would recommend the Extreme Networks Summit 7i.
It is a 4U 28 port 100/1000 Mbit copper and 4
Gbit fiber ports for the easy expansion.  It will
of course support jumbo frames.


Art Edwards(edwardsa at, Sep 07, 2002 at 09:54:01AM -0600:
> I have purused the Beowulf archive looking for comparisons of and/or
> guidance for Gbit ethernet switches. I'm putting together a 16 node
> cluster and would like to use one switch. I would prefer it to be
> stackable if we find Gbit ethernet gives us significantly improved
> performance. Obviously we want one that can support jumbo frames. Any
> suggestions or comments?
> Art Edwards
> Senior Research Physicist
> Air Force Research Laboratory
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