RE: Dell-Oracle-Linux: Anyone else run this...because its not working for us!

  • From: "Pete Sharman" <peter.sharman@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "adar76@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <adar76@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 04:02:15 +1100

Yep, as you found out the hard way crossover cables aren't supported.  Too many 
problems that magically disappear when you switch to a switch (if you get what 
I mean!)

 
Pete
 
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-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Yechiel Adar
Sent: Wednesday, 23 November 2005 1:11 AM
Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Dell-Oracle-Linux: Anyone else run this...because its not working 
for us!

We had a two servers rac that went down.
The tar result was: Use switch for interconnet and do not use cross-over
network cable.

Adar Yechiel
Rechovot, Israel



Mark Brinsmead wrote:

> I've never experience this myself, but I do know that running a
> two-node cluster with ethernet cross-over cables for the interconnect
> network can cause the entire cluster to fail when one node crashes.
> You must use a hub/switch for the interconnect networks (in production
> anyway).  And of course, to avoid single-points-of-failure, you should
> use a separate switch for each network.
>
>

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