[c-nsp] Cisco 10G gear

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Sat Jan 17 10:23:37 EST 2015

On Sat, 17 Jan 2015, Chris Knipe wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have a 6500 that I want to equip with 10G.  I am as confused as I can be
> in terms of what is / is not supported.
> I am looking at the WS-X6704-10G cards -

Also, keep in mind that the 6704 blades use Xenpak form-factor optics, 
which are pretty much all end-of-sale.  The 6708/6716s use X2 optics. 
Whatever devices are being connected to this switch might use Xenpak, X2, 
XFP, or SFP+ 10G optics, so make sure you plan your spares appropriately.


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