[rescue] Cisco hardware quest

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Feb 15 19:36:32 CST 2008

On Friday 15 February 2008 20:26, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 07:53:25PM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> > ISTR that there were differences in the capabilities of the 2912 vs
> > 2924, so you may want to keep looking for a 2924.  They are under
> > $100 these days on eBay.
> AFAIK the only difference was the number of ports, at least on the
> ones I used.
> Unfortunately, Cisco no longer honors their "limited lifetime
> warranty" on 29xx-series switches, so you can't buy one with bad
> ports off eBay and then get it replaced (like I did in '03).

According to Cisco, "Lifetime Warranty" means for 3 years after the 
product is end-of-lifed.

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