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SubjectRe: TOE brain dump
Andy Isaacson wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 10:37:58AM -0300, Werner Almesberger wrote:
>
>>Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>>
>>>to keep your latency down. Do any ethernet switches do cut-through?
>>>
>>According to Google, many at least claim to do this.
>>
>
> Do you have any references for this claim? I have never seen one that
> panned out (at least not since the high-end-10mbps days).
>
> Just to be clear, I am asking for an example of a Gigabit Ethernet
> switch that supports cut-through switching. I contend that there is no
> such beast commercially available today.
>
> (It would be even more interesting if it could switch 9000-octet jumbo
> frames, too.)

A few seconds of googling shows that these claim it:
http://www.blackbox.com.mx/products/pdf/europdf/81055.pdf
http://www.directdial.com/dd2/images/pdf_specsheet/J4119AABA.pdf

I'm sure there are others...

Chris

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