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Re: [opensuse] How to connect two servers through an Ethernet A/B switch and not change the upstream MAC addy?
On 2019-06-10 08:48 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
James Knott wrote:

On 2019-06-10 03:35 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
First thought - just a cross-over cable between two interfaces. Or
multiple bonded ditto. That's how we run our storage servers with
Crossover cables are only needed with 10 & 100 Mb.  Gigabit & 10G use
all 4 pairs in both directions.
The latter I knew, but it had not occurred to me that it would eliminate
the need for a cross-over cable. Thanks.

Even at 100 Mb, newer equipment can often automagically detect what's at
the other end.

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