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    SubjectRe: [OT] FibreChannel(or something) + Soft RAID
    On Sun, 3 Oct 1999, Matthew Jacob wrote:

    > 126 for private arbitrated loop, massively larger for switch fabrics.

    BTW, arbitrated loop absolutely sucks if you're in a hi-av clustered
    environment. By definition, every host's card has to pass along packets
    not meant for itself. If you reboot one of the nodes while I/O is
    happening, that I/O gets clobbered with *NO* indication that it hit the
    bit bucket. Proceed slowly to timeout, do not collect the buffer, do not
    pass go.

    Erik Walthinsen <> - Staff Programmer @ OGI
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