Re: [nsp] 100BaseFX single-mode interfaces

From: Neil J. McRae (neil@COLT.NET)
Date: Fri Sep 22 2000 - 11:09:12 EDT

Cisco don't do a single-mode FE port fibre port.

> If you can't get singlemode interfaces, use multimode interfaces, and use
> a convertor box between multimode and singlemode fibre. I've just bought a
> bunch of these from Blackbox.

I used to do this until I reviewed a list of outages that we had
over a 24 month period and found that in 70% of them, the convertor
box was the cause of the outage :(


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