[rescue] 1000base-T GBIC

Shawn Wallbridge shawn at synack-hosting.com
Wed Feb 4 20:22:33 CST 2004

Hmm, the GBIC's I have worked in both my Sun A5000 Fiber Channel Array 
and my Extreme Black Diamond 6808.


On 4-Feb-04, at 6:47 PM, Patrick Finnegan wrote:

> On Wednesday 04 February 2004 19:31, Michael Dombrowski wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> Anyone have an extra 1000base-T GBIC that they'd let
>> go cheaply? I need to interface my big 'ole switch to
>> some cheap copper gigabit switches.
> Here's a warning:  You *need* to get GBICs that match your switch.
> There's a chance that others will work, but you're likely to just end
> up frying the GBIC and/or switch port if you're unluck, or it just not
> working well if you've got a bit more luck.
> That being said, I've never personally played with GBICs, but this is
> what I've been told from some of my networking colleagues, and I'm
> pretty damn sure they know what they're doing (one of them *literally*
> "wrote the book" on Cisco IOS).
> Pat
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