[rescue] FDDI primer
kurt at csh.rit.edu
Thu Jan 17 15:24:02 CST 2002
On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On January 17, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> > So, it's got me wondering... if I wanted to go to a FDDI setup, how
> > would I?
> Get FDDI stuff, put it together, move data! ;)
> > Do people have recommendations on stuff?
[excellent recommendations deleted]
> Approximate eBay pricing for some of these boards:
[excellent price guidelines deleted]
> As for concentrators...Get a Cisco WS-C1400. They show up on eBay all
> the time. Don't pay more than $100.00 for it. They have two
> slots...make sure there the one you buy has at least one line card.
> These are wonderful boxes. They're 2U rackmount.
Sweet, I'll look.
[More excellent info on connectors deleted]
> Would you like some more technical information to read about? I can
> type some more later today if you're interested. I can tell you
> basically how it works, how it's better than ethernet, the rules for
> connecting things together, etc etc..
Yes. You and James S. provided GREAT information. Thank you very much.
And I'd love to hear more about the workings if you have time. I love
this stuff =)
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