[c-nsp] How important is the HW revision of a module?

Chuck Church chuckchurch at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 14:26:27 EST 2013

Hardware release notes tend to mention HW revisions.  Lots of caveats.


Search on word 'revision'.


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[mailto:cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of Mikael Abrahamsson
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 1:55 PM
To: A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk
Cc: cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net
Subject: Re: [c-nsp] How important is the HW revision of a module?

On Thu, 14 Feb 2013, A.L.M.Buxey at lboro.ac.uk wrote:

> Hi,
>> How concerned should I be about the HW and FW revisions?  2.2 to 4.3
seems pretty far apart.
> I think the Hw isnt a problem - its usually a slightly different PCB 
> layout, new ASIC, different capacitors etc.  if there was a hardware 
> fault then that would be VERY interesting for customers with the affected

I think I remember that hw revision was involved in whether the 6724 was DOM
capable or not. Someone else might be able to fill in the exact revision
number when this showed up.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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