[nsp] Gigabit Ethernet over SDH/Sonet

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Thu Mar 6 18:56:25 EST 2003

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Eoin Kenny wrote:

> I am using 1000Base SX Gbics in the GSRs and the providers equipment is 
> an Nortel STM64 ring with EoSDH cards, using GFP (generic framing protocol).
> Does anyone have any advice/experience of using GE Gbics with Etherent 
> over SDH equipment? Or any suggestions on what may be wrong?

The Nortel GigE cards we have are single mode 1310nm, are you sure "your" 
Nortel cards are SX 850nm?

The Nortel cards we have support both autoneg and non-autoneg (it's a 
setting on the trib card) so you need to match this with the provider.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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