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Re: 10 gige experience
From: "Christopher A. Woodfield" <rekoil () electro semihuman com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 11:17:31 -0400


But the ability for half-duplex operation was a requirment in the spec, 
for reasons not a whole lot of people can fathom...I have yet to see 
anyone actually USING half-duplex GigE, however. FastE, sure (I have a 
dumb FastE hub sitting right here on my desk), but never GigE.

-C

On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 11:09:57AM -0400, John Fraizer wrote:

On Thu, 10 May 2001, Greg Maxwell wrote:


On Wed, 9 May 2001, Vinay Bannai wrote:

I don't think the 10GEA has standarized the draft. It is slated for mid 2002.
But some vendors might have non-standard implementations, but I am not aware of
it.

Most of the stuff available at the 10Gbps rate is OC-192 and has nothing to do
with 10Gbps Ethernet...

Anyone know any good articles on 10GB ethernet? I am specifically
intrested if they have removed some of the legacy requirements that hamper
gigabit ethernet (such as a default MTU of 1500, half-duplex, etc.)




Half-duplex?  The last time I checked, my GigE equipment didn't default to
half-duplex.


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John Fraizer
EnterZone, Inc



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