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RE: FDDI to FE?

  • From: David Hares
  • Date: Wed Dec 20 10:51:37 2000

I see you're getting responses so I won't go into equipment.  Be aware
though that the MTU of FE is 1500 bytes, and the MTU of FDDI is 4470
(defaults of course).  You can be hurt by this difference.  GigE does not
have that issue, if that's an option.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Reid B. Fishler
> Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 4:34 PM
> To: isp-tech@isp-tech.com; nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: FDDI to FE?
>
>
>
> Howdy all. We are about to install a new VXR, however it came to
> our attention that FDDI is not
> compatable with it at all. Unfortunately, we need to connect FDDI
> to this router. Has anyone
> seen a cheap switch or converter that has both FDDI and Fast
> Ethernet on it? I know I can
> do a 4700, but thats large, expensive and clunky...Any ideas?
>
> Reid Fishler
> Lightning.net
>
>






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