Re: stopping cluster and stopping each server
From: yls177 (yls177_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 29 Mar 2004 20:38:39 -0800
email@example.com (Bill) wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> > this sp switch provides high bandwidth to all the servers connecting
> > to it?
> If configured properly on a node, yes. The SP Switch provides
> 100MB/sec full-duplex communications to the nodes. Note that is
> 100MBytes, not 'bit'.
yes. can see from my commands.
/>netstat -v ent1 |grep "^Media Speed Running: "
Media Speed Running: 1000 Mbps Full Duplex
:/>netstat -v ent0 |grep "^Media Speed Running: "
Media Speed Running: 100 Mbps Half Duplex
what is the lower speed adapter for?
> > control workstation is able to control (ie.. login) to these servers
> > connected to the switch as well?
> The CWS administers these nodes - yes. The PS uses a private Ethernet
> called "reliable Ethernet" to administer these nodes.
> > each physical box (frame) has several logical partitions (nodes).
> > therefore, there will be an ip for this frame, and diffeernt ips for
> > these different nodes? this physical box must be a P690 ibm series?
> Now you are talking LPAR-speak. An SP has separate physical hardware
> per node. Each node is a separate server. Several of the new pSeries
> servers allow software LPAR configurations. I have a tech doc in the
> public domain on adding LPARs on a pSeries into an SP environment.
> The box need not be a P690 though. There are several boxes that
> support LPARs, some of which are the 655, 670 and 690.
> > when regatta is mentioned, it is actually the many frames that are
> > connected to this switch?
> Regatta is more of a marketing term for the 670 and 690 servers. The
> Regatta p670 or p690 rack becomes a "frame" in SP-speak. The LPARs
> become nodes.
yeah.. thanks for the clarification.. thanks