[nsp] 3750 and IPv6

Simon Hamilton-Wilkes simon at jettis.com
Mon Aug 11 12:49:53 EDT 2003

Even more annoying, SPFs don't support copper, which is invaluable for
server connections, giving us the new need for either media converters, or
to add SX PCI cards to servers that have 4 X 10/100/1000 interfaces build
(Sun V240)


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[mailto:cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net]On Behalf Of Gert Doering
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 10:54 AM
To: Dave Wilson
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Subject: Re: [nsp] 3750 and IPv6


On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 05:20:35PM +0100, Dave Wilson wrote:
> We were asking about this recently. We got this answer:
> > Just got a mail back from Cisco saying the 3750 does not support V6 yet.
> > The hardware is there for V6 but they will not have the software
> > until the end of the year.

Thanks for the timeline.  How comes that I'm not surprised...?

(On a similar topic: has anyone seen SFP SX GBICs so far?  All resellers
over here respond with "we can't ship any, there have been major reliability
problems with those that we shipped, and we're waiting for news from our

<rant>What a stupid and obviously marketing-driven idea, replacement of
nicely established GBIC interfaces, and replacement with something new
that's mostly just annyoing customers (but according to vendor-logic
increasing Cisco sales) - there's enough room on the 3750s to put
normal GBICs there</rant>


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