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Re: Which pipe dream should we be smoking? (was Re: Possible topic?)
Vadim Antonov writes: >Not. Gigaswitch is a crossbar-based _packet_ switch. I recall reading >fairly comprehensive article on its internals. Most likely it is still >available from somewhere on Internet. > >If i understand correctly, its ATM interfaces do packet shredding/reassembly. There are two different gigaswitches, the Gigaswitch/FDDI and the Gigaswitch/ATM. They are dissimilar internally and as far as I can tell share little more than the name.