crossover cable

dell at bobich.net dell at bobich.net
Thu Jun 12 08:20:23 CDT 2008


Just out of interest, have you tried a straight-through cable instead? I 
haven't really bothered with cross-over cables in the recent years, 
because straight-through ones are usually closer to hand and everything 
has been working with them.

Gordan

On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Justin Zygmont wrote:

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> It didn’t work for me with a 1950 and a 2950, using 2 different crossover cables.  So much
> for using crossover cables these days.
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> From: Baird, Josh [mailto:jbaird at follett.com]
> Sent: 12 June 2008 13:54
> To: Justin Zygmont; linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: crossover cable
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> I use crossover cables to connect several two node clusters on 2850/2950’s using the Broadcom
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> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of
> Justin Zygmont
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:07 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: crossover cable
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> I was surprised to find out that using crossover cables from server to server doesn’t even
> work.  Is there something about the Broadcom NICs that changed this?
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