Which pipe dream should we be smoking? (was Re: Possible topic?)
jmalcolm at uraeus.com
Wed Oct 22 05:40:14 UTC 1997
Vadim Antonov writes:
>Not. Gigaswitch is a crossbar-based _packet_ switch. I recall reading
>fairly comprehensive article on its internals. Most likely it is still
>available from somewhere on Internet.
>If i understand correctly, its ATM interfaces do packet shredding/reassembly.
There are two different gigaswitches, the Gigaswitch/FDDI and the
Gigaswitch/ATM. They are dissimilar internally and as far as I can
tell share little more than the name.
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