[rescue] Please, educate me about Cisco Switches and their Model numbers

James james at jdfogg.com
Tue Sep 14 07:07:38 CDT 2004

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Zach Lowry wrote:

> I've been using for years. I want a Cisco that has several blade slots, 
> and is capable of 100Base-FX, 100Base-TX, and 1000Base-TX. It doesn't 

Lots of models support what you want. For modular chassis you are looking 
at the 5500 or 6500 chassis. Both run CatOS, not IOS like the smaller 
switches. You can also get the older Catalys 5000 chassis, which is what I 
run - very nice but has fewer modules available.

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