[rescue] FDDI concentrators, cables, cards?
paul at doorslam.net
Mon Sep 1 10:42:31 CDT 2003
Dave McGuire [mcguire at neurotica.com] wrote:
> On Monday, September 1, 2003, at 10:40 AM, Paul Weissmann wrote:
> >>>>>Which is the preferred Cisco FDDI concentrator, the ws-c1100 or the
> >>>> Definitely the 1400.
> >> Well, don't get me wrong...the 1100 is a good concentrator, and it
> >>works. But the 1400 is several years newer and is much better-built.
> >Could you elaborate?
> Well first, it's a Cisco, not a re-badged Crescendo. ;)
Ok, did not know that.
How do the OSes of these both concentrators differ?
> >I went shopping some weeks ago -
> > Bought a 1400 for ~$15, which still lays at my relay to ship it
> >to the old world since it is somewhat bulky and heavy.
> You've noever moved a supercomputer, have you. ;)
Main problem is shipping over the atlantic, I'd have no problem w/
So lighter packages mean much less $$$ for s/h.
> >Stumbled over an 1100 at eBay for $2 some weeks later.
> >Liked it more since it looked smaller (and potentially less noisy and
> >power-hungry) so I bought this also.
> It's quite a bit smaller (the 1400 is very deep front-to-back), but
> much noisier.
The 1100 is noiser?
zwei jaeger treffen sich. beide tot.
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