[cisco-bba] gigabit ethernet help

Sunet Sysadmin sysadmin at sunet.com.au
Thu Aug 9 02:15:51 EDT 2007

Hi all,
thanks for the response and here is the out put of show commands. But 
will be trying LX module on the week end and will keep you guys updated.

hadar#show run interface gigabitEthernet 1/0
Building configuration...
Current configuration : 168 bytes
interface GigabitEthernet1/0
 description Data Link to Telstra
 ip address
 no ip redirects
 no ip mroute-cache
 negotiation auto

hadar#show interfaces gigabitEthernet 1/0
GigabitEthernet1/0 is up, line protocol is down
  Hardware is WISEMAN, address is 0003.31a3.e41c (bia 0003.31a3.e41c)
  Description: Data Link to Telstra
  Internet address is
  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 1000000 Kbit, DLY 10 usec,
     reliability 255/255, txload 1/255, rxload 1/255
  Encapsulation ARPA, loopback not set
  Keepalive set (10 sec)
  Full-duplex mode, link type is autonegotiation, *media type is unknown 23
*  output flow-control is unsupported, input flow-control is unsupported
  ARP type: ARPA, ARP Timeout 04:00:00
  Last input never, output 00:00:09, output hang never
  Last clearing of "show interface" counters never
  Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
  Queueing strategy: fifo


Stavros Patiniotis wrote:

>>SX Modules are for MultiMode fibre connections. If you have SingleMode
>>fibres you need either a LX (1310nm) ~10km or a ZX (1550nm) ~ 40 km
>>module. Please ask the Telco (Telstra) what they required. 
>Telstra normally have MMOF after the demarc point, although they can and do
>use SMOF too, but this is rare.
>You may want to check the interface settings:
>media-type gbic
>no negotiation auto
>If no success, send a 'sh int gi0/x' and 'sh run int gi0/x'.
>Stavros Patiniotis
>EscapeNet ~ 08 8292 5200 

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