[rescue] Rack Ears for Cisco C1400 FDDI/CDDI Concentrator?

Zach Lowry zach at zachlowry.net
Wed Apr 2 20:27:15 CDT 2008

On Apr 2, 2008, at 3:52 PM, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Dan Sikorski wrote:
>>>> Does anyone on here happen to have a set of rack ears for the  
>>>> Cisco Catalyst C1400 Concentrator? I've decided to keep this guy  
>>>> around and play with some antiquated networking technologies. If  
>>>> anyone knows a compatible set of ears for this guy, it'd be much  
>>>> appreciated so I can expand my eBay searches. :)
>>> First of all, antiquated?
>>> Second, I have a spare set available.
>> Yeah, i didn't realize that it was antiquated either.  Boy, I  
>> guess i need to unplug mine and throw it away! :)
> It sure beats the piss out of 100Mbps ethernet.

I didn't mean to make anyone angry, just sayin'. It's not really  
being produced/deployed/supported anymore, for better or worse. I  
remember a number of discussions about the strengths of FDDI/CDDI, so  
I thought I'd try and give it a shot. I have a couple of sbus CDDI  
cards laying around, just need to locate some PCI adapters as well.

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