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

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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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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