Talk:ATA over Ethernet

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AoE sits above the MAC layer, doesn't it? So it would be at layer 3 of the ISO model, not "level 2". --Booch 19:18, 12 June 2006 (UTC)

Well, it the author probably meant that it's on top of level 2, but an AoE designer tells me that AoE is technically level 5, being a remote procedure call sort of thing. Mentioning the OSI model so early in the article probably detracts from clarity. Thanks, I'll take it out. --EcashinCoraid 20:40, 15 June 2006 (UTC)

Citation[edit]

An alternative to iSCSI, the AoE specification is 8 pages compared with iSCSI's 257 pages.

This message that somebody wrote on the article, [www.coraid.com/documents/AoEDescription.pdf is this the document you are referring to] --Ramu50 (talk) 06:51, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Solaris/Sparc/X86?[edit]

What do you mean by the following:

AoE support is currently being beta tested for the Solaris Operating Environment, Sparc and x86.

?

Do you mean that support for Solaris on top of Sparc and x86 is being beta-tested or what? The architectures are pretty orthogonal to the OS, as Linux supports both these hardware archs too. Thanks for putting up this article. Penedo 02:48, 5 July 2006 (UTC)

Not routable accross LANs / small SANs only?[edit]

Couldn't you use MPLS to achieve this with ATAoE? Thedangerouskitchen (talk) 12:49, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

Yes. I know this has been done with GRE. Quanstro (talk) 00:37, 27 May 2011 (UTC)

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