FDDI, was: Re: [rescue] u2 drive trays

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 20 02:19:31 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at 03:14 AM, Paul Weissmann wrote:
>>>>   Not as common as SC<->MIC, it seems.  That's the only problem.
>>>> Many
>>>> SC<->SC cables are for GigE and FibreChannel...and are 50/125 fiber.
>>>> FDDI uses 62.5/125 fiber.
>>> I don't know where you've got that information from, but we're 
>>> running
>>> 62.5/125 fiber on just about everything, except FibreChannel only,
>>> which
>>> use 50/125.
>>   But what *else* are you running over fiber?  The only applications
>> I've seen for fiber in recent years are GigE, FibreChannel, and FDDI.
> ATM.

   Ahh.  I mentioned that I'm not a telecom guy.

   What?  You mean you're running IP over ATM, the non-computer-related, 
non-computer-networking-suitable telecom protocol?  I have this bridge 
for sale.  It's a pretty bridge.  Interested?  I take PayPal.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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