FDDI, was: Re: [rescue] u2 drive trays
paul at doorslam.net
Tue Aug 19 12:59:57 CDT 2003
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. [rescue at hawkmountain.net] wrote:
> OK... some questions...
> I see you can get blades for the Cisco 1400 that have MIC
> ports, ST ports, and CDDI ports.... sooo....
> 1. Which are the "standard ports for conneting to hosts" ? MIC, right ?
concentrators in most cases have mic. some have sc and even fewer
have st, last time i looked.
most fiber cables i got have mic-sc, i.e. they are the easiest to
find, at least here in .de.
> 2. Can CDDI run over CAT5, if so, anyone know which length ? How hard is
> it to get CDDI cards (I think I have a CDDI sbus card kicking around that
getting cddi cards is easy, i found them considerable cheaper than
fddi cards on ebay.
> came in a used Sparc I aquired) ? Is it just as good (CDDI) ???
not the same geek factor apparently, i.e you don't have no fiber
running through your home.
> Does Cisco have something like the 1400 that has an ethernet port, or am
> I going to need to get a Catalyst switch with a FDDI uplink ?
WS-C1201 is what you're lookin for, although having only 10baset.
look for the ``right'' a/b card, i.e. the uplink card though.
has 8 ethernet port and 2 fddi/cddi a/b port
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