LX sfp minimum range

Pierre-Yves Maunier nanog at maunier.org
Fri Jan 27 16:47:27 UTC 2012

2012/1/27 Steven Tardy <sjt5 at its.msstate.edu>

> On 01/26/12 16:33, Pierre-Yves Maunier wrote:
>> It can happends that SX works on singlemode but it can fail anytime.
>> just because you can doesn't mean you should.
> we have experience multiple cases where LX-MMF-LX works great for 3-5+
> years...
> then one day no longer gets link. swapping to a different fiber pair
> restores link.
> can't remember SX-MMF-SX failing after years of service.
That's why I wrote 'but it can fail anytime' meaning, I strongly recommand
to NOT do it.

Pierre-Yves Maunier

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