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Re: fast ethernet limits

  • From: Brian
  • Date: Fri Jan 10 17:16:35 2003

just go mm fiber..

	Bri


On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Joel Jaeggli wrote:

>
> you need to put a fluke lanmeter or similar device (with tdr) to validate
> the cable... you may just need to reterminate the ends, but it's also
> likely that it's simply way out of spec.
>
> joelja
>
> On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Steve Rude wrote:
>
> >
> > Hi NANOG,
> >
> > Could someone please help me with a fast ethernet problem I am having.  We
> > have a POP in a 27 floor building, and have a rj45 run from the the bottom
> > of the building (in the telco room) to the top of the building.  We have
> > cisco switches on either end and we are seeing about 5-20% packet loss on
> > the trunk.
> >
> > Are we running into a distance limitation of fast ethernet, or are we suffering
> > from another problem?  I read that 328 feet is the limitation of fast
> > ethernet. Is there anything short of getting a repeater for the cable run
> > that I can do to boost the signal?
> >
> > TIA for your help.
> >
> > Ciao.
> >
> > Steve Rude
> >
>
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