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SubjectRe: Scheduled Transfer Protocol on Linux
>>>>> "Alan" == Alan Cox <> writes:

>> One thing that I've dreamed about for a while is getting the disk
>> drive vendors to put STP down in the drives. Then we throw out the
>> SCSI/IDE cables and use RJ45 connectors to talk to both the network
>> and the disks. Think hot plug. Cool, no?

Alan> RJ45 - for GigE ? Is that really going to be cost effective ?

If 1000BaseT will do 100m (or even 50m) then it's going to cut the
cost for computer centres quite a bit. Well it means there is a chance
one may get 100BaseT in most boxes, which was not the case if one
could only get fiber.


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