[c-nsp] GigE cards for 6509

Paul Stewart pauls at nexicom.net
Thu Oct 14 16:07:38 EDT 2004

That's good to know.. anyone know the actual card throughput on the 6148
card?  Tried to find it online but haven't found anything useful yet...
this card (either the 16 port GigE or 48 port 10/100/1000) won't be
taxed at all but it's nice to know you won't run out neither..:)


On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 16:05, Dave Breiland wrote:
> I am guessing it relates, but my experience is with the older GIG/ GBIC
> cards.  You could buy 8 port and 16 port versions.  The problem was that
> they both had the same amount of ASICs.  As such, your ports will have less
> dedicated bandwidth, on the 16 port version.  
> Just my cents of knowledge...
> Dave
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> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 12:55 PM
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> Subject: [c-nsp] GigE cards for 6509
> We need some more GigE cards for our 6509.  I contacted our supplier
> today and was told that a WS-X6316-GE-TX 16 port copper GigE card (which
> we already have one of and need another) is MORE money than a
> WS-X6148-GE-TX card which has 48 10/100/1000 ports on it.
> I'd be crazy not to buy a 6148 card it looks like... is there any
> catches that I should know of?  This seems too easy..;)
> We use these cards to connect servers but also run some basic QOS
> functions and Dot1Q trunking on some interfaces...
> Paul
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