CX4 to XFP

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Fri Apr 16 10:48:51 CDT 2010

On 04/16/2010 08:35 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Apr 2010, William Jobs wrote:
>> Has anyone else undertaken a similar setup? What were the difficulties
>> you
>> encountered especially in terms of reduced throughput, packet loss
>> etc. Any
>> recommended media converters?
> Why media converter? There are CX4 XFPs as far as I can google...

the cx4 interface is xaui 4x3Gb/s, as is xenpack. xfp is xfi 1 x 10Gb/s
so connecting the two requires a serdes device.

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