PCIe adapters supporting long distance 10GB fiber?
ahebert at pubnix.net
Wed Jun 21 12:41:17 CST 2017
Remember to check the power available to the XFP/SFP+.
Its the most common issue related with achievable distance.
We worked with optic.ca to figured out that type of issue with some
extreme network gear and after a few "patches" to the XGm board, it's
been stable since.
Alain Hebert ahebert at pubnix.net
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On 06/20/17 03:54, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jun 2017, chiel wrote:
>> We are deploying more and more server based routers (based on BSD).
>> We have now come to the point where we need to have 10GB uplinks one
>> these devices and I prefer to plug in a long range 10GB fiber
>> straight into the server without it going first into a router/switch
>> from vendor x. It seems to me that all the 10GB PCIe cards only
>> support either copper 10GBASE-T, short range 10GBASE-SR or the 10 Km
>> 10GBASE-LR (but only very few). Are there any PCIe cards that support
>> 10GBASE-ER and 10GBASE-ZR? I can't seem to find any.
> The Intel XF SR2 card actually has XFPs and I have LR optics in one
> here. I don't see any reason it wouldn't support ER or ZR as well.
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