Fedora on servers

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Thu Jan 6 02:13:02 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 00:28, bill wrote:
> Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> >Truly Wow then.. I didn't know you could bind all 4 and get a large
> >throughtput. But hey, doesn't that mean that you would need a GiG Switch
> >to realise that speeds or is it that it means 4 diff RJ45s into 4 diff
> >ports on the switch? I think that's it.
> >  
> >
> The technique used 4 ports on a switch. That was back when Gig switches 
> cost as much as a late model used car. Folks used 100mbps switches 
> instead and used port aggregation to boost performance.

IS this still being done in a large manner?? 

> >What's thei buffer? Is the the RAM? I've not seen any options for 32k.
> >(only like 16MB/32MB/64MB)
> >  
> >
> Sorry - I meant 32M of RAM. I haven't seen a mobo with any more than 
> 32M, but if more were available, I wouldn't use it because 32M gives me 
> the 1024x768 at max color depth I need to run a descent X server. The 8M 
> default that I've seen is incompatible with an X server, and lots of 

8 MB insn't Enough?? I've used a 1MB laptop Neomagic to run X on RH8.
I've seen that most Servers from DELL comes with the 8MB ATI Rage cards

Ow Mun Heng
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