[j-nsp] Implementing Ethernet Aggregated Features

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Thu Apr 3 14:35:34 EST 2003

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 01:46:22PM -0500, Robert Viau wrote:
> Well I've not physically looked at this M40 recently, but I noticed remotely
> that it has more than one fxp interface :
> Hardware inventory:
> Item             Version  Part number  Serial number     Description
> Chassis                                22138             m40
> <snip>
> SCB              REV 02   710-001838   <snip>            Internet Processor
> II
> <snip>
> rviau at router> show interfaces brief | match fxp
> Physical interface: fxp0, Administratively down, Physical link is Up
> Physical interface: fxp1, Enabled, Physical link is Up
>   Logical interface fxp1.0
> rviau at router>
> I figured running them to separate hubs and then into a management network
> might add some additional redundancy over a single link.

fxp0 is the management interface, fxp1 connects internally and speaks
"tnp" to the rest of the router (the PFE). In fact, I believe the first
gen M40 routing engine's (RE-1.0) fxp1 actually connects to the rest of
the system via an rj45 cable.

Richard A Steenbergen <ras at e-gerbil.net>       http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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