[Rack] wiki/Network - updates
ben at nerp.net
Tue Sep 13 20:52:45 PDT 2011
After working with this Linksys thing.. I'm in total agreement that it
should not be doing any vlans. It's only useful as a dumb gige switch.
The console interface can't adjust vlans, and the web interface only works
I'll work on getting a 16-24 port switch useful for vlans attached to
"UNIX is user-friendly, it's just picky about its friends."
On Tue, 13 Sep 2011, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> 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.
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