[Rack] wiki/Network - updates

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Tue Sep 13 20:34:55 PDT 2011


On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 8:28 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:

> Ben Kochie wrote, On 2011-09-13 20:23:
> > I was actually thinking the opposite and putting all the vlans and
> > moving all the cabling down to the one switch.  I know the rack is
> > easier to fuck with than TWoT, but the switch should be less of an issue
> > than the other machines in the rack.  I plan to clean up the cabing mess
> > over the next week or so.  Mostly just replacing the cabling so we're
> > color coded by vlan and have cables of appropriate length.
>
> Again, the idea is that just as long as the wall keeps power, then the
> internet should work.
>

Agreed. I'd like to have it so that the Wall-O'-Tubes becomes a constrained,
simple thing that as long as it's up and powered -- things work.

The current switch that is on there is a 1U unit as well, just not
full-width.

A bigger switch (port count or speed-wise) might not be a bad idea though.

--j
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