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SFP vs. SFP+



On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 12:55:45AM -0500, Peter Nowak wrote:
> 
> You can plug SFP module (copper or fiber) into any SFP+ port.
> So, on 10G port you can run either 1GE or 10GE.

Not true. Some devices support this, since SFP and SFP+ are physically 
and electrically compatible, but not all. The device must be 
specifically designed to support both PHYs, which is NOT a given.

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