Advice on a good LTSP switch

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Tue Mar 18 15:12:21 GMT 2008


Daniel Hunt wrote:
> The reply-to thing is really annoying me now, it should reply to the 
> list, not to the user :/
>
> Anyway, while I'm not running an LTSP network at the moment, I've been 
> doing some research into the hardware required.
> I've got my hands on a brand new SRW2024P, and I've been thinking of 
> getting an SRW2048 to run alongside it.
>
> I'm sure that others with some real experience will be able to shed 
> more light ;)
>
> Daniel
>
An unmanaged switch would be cheaper.

Sameer

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Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
http://verma.sfsu.edu/
http://opensource.sfsu.edu/


> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 2:44 AM, Joseph Hartman <jlhartman at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jlhartman at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi all, I'm looking to purchase a switch for about 30 thin clients
>     and need some advice. I originally placed an order for this Netgear:
>     http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833122082
>
>     but then I saw this 3com on sale:
>     http://www.ictcompany.com/store/products.php?id=529&pt=1
>     <http://www.ictcompany.com/store/products.php?id=529&pt=1>
>
>     Which one should I get? Or will either of these even be adequate?
>     I'm not looking to do any really demanding activities in this lab,
>     mostly they will be used for Internet research, to access Google
>     Docs/Spreadsheets/Presentations and various flash applications,
>     but I still want the machines to be quick and I'm prepared to
>     spend a little more if need be. Thanks -joe
>
>
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