[c-nsp] ASR1002 and SFP-GE-T Issue

Saku Ytti saku+cisco-nsp at ytti.fi
Fri Dec 5 08:19:16 EST 2008

On (2008-12-04 23:04 +0100), Daniel Roesen wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 04:17:58PM -0500, Mojtaba Kia wrote:
> > Attempting to install a SFP-GE-T transceiver on an ASR1002 router's built-in
> > GE port. The lead time to get Factory SFPs from Cisco is about 2-3 weeks,
> > got my hand on couple of third-party vendor SFP-GE-T transceivers and even
> > though the router recognize the SFP , layer and II will not come up.
> We've seen the same here with 3rd party Copper SFPs, and "service
> unsupported-transceiver" didn't help. Box didn't actually complain about
> that anyway.
> No problems with "Cisco" quad-price SFPs though. Perhaps they found a
> new way to recognize 3rd party Cisco-coded SFPs... no clue.
> The same 3rd party brand fiber SFPs have no issues.

There are two types of cu-SFP from Cisco also, both work in
say 7600/LAN cards, but only one of them work in SIP/SPA, ES20.
I'm really curious what is the difference. 

I remember hearing something about SGMII standard and non-standard


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