[Linux-HA] USB network question

David david at davidbranford.net
Thu Oct 13 09:45:00 MDT 2005


The Netgear FA120 and D-Link DUB-E100 are two USB-2.0 100mb ethernet
adaptors which are both compatible with linux using the usbnet driver -
checkout http://www.linux-usb.org/usbnet/#t-enet

David.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org
> [mailto:linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org]On Behalf Of Gary W. Smith
> Sent: Thursday, 13 October 2005 6:18 AM
> To: General Linux-HA mailing list
> Subject: RE: [Linux-HA] USB network question
>
>
> Yes, DRBD replication.  The problem is the hardware that we have to work
> with only has one NIC each.  These machines have public IP's (bridged)
> assigned to them.  So we don't want the replication traffic to hit the
> public internet for both performance and security reasons.
>
> The USB 1.1 will probably do what I want but there will be a lot of data
> writes on this box so I wanted to ensure that DRBD would have enough
> bandwidth.  Someone advised creating a private tunnel between the two on
> the public interface for DRBD.  We might do that as an alternative.
>
> Gary
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-ha-bounces at lists.linux-ha.org [mailto:linux-ha-
> > bounces at lists.linux-ha.org] On Behalf Of Kevin Dwyer
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 1:29 PM
> > To: General Linux-HA mailing list
> > Subject: Re: [Linux-HA] USB network question
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 12:58:11PM -0700, Gary W. Smith wrote:
> > >
> > >    Which goes back to my question, does anyone recommend any
> particular
> > >    one?  Is there a version that supports USB 2.0?  I have only
> found a
> > >    couple on the net.
> >
> > Since USB 2.0 works with USB 1.1 devices, just use the older one.  The
> > higher bandwidth won't buy you much for heartbeat.  Are you also
> sending
> > data through this?
> >
> > -kpd
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