[Bioclusters] anyone using jumbo frames with GigE ?

Jim Lafave bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Fri, 21 Mar 2003 22:13:08 -0500


Jumbo frame support is now part of the Mac OS X 10.2.4 Server update=20
supported on the AGP/PCI GigE card on the Xserve.

Looking forward to next week!



On Saturday, February 8, 2003, at 03:11  PM, Chris Dagdigian wrote:

> Someone writing a feature request to add jumbo frame support to the=20
> TCP/IP stack for Mac OS X is looking around for real world 'before and=20=

> after' performance data.
> People seem happy doing jumbo frames in switch-to-switch=20
> configurations with homogenous network hardware but has anyone enabled=20=

> this out to client hosts in one of their clusters? I've only done this=20=

> as a way to get familiar with the management interfaces on various=20
> bits of hardware and have never left the settings enabled for any=20
> length of time or in a real production environment.
> Any stories or data to share?
> -Chris
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