Thousands of hosts on a gigabit LAN, maybe not

Niels Bakker niels=nanog at
Fri May 8 20:17:14 UTC 2015

* lists.nanog at (Brandon Martin) [Fri 08 May 2015, 21:42 CEST]:
>[1] Purely as an example, you can cram 3x Brocade MLX-16 chassis into 
>a 42U rack (with 0RU to spare).  That gives you 48 slots for line cards.

You really can't.  Cables need to come from the top, not from the 
sides, or they'll block the path of other linecards.

	-- Niels.

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