OT: TP-Link gigabit managed switch

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 10 21:17:30 UTC 2009

Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 01:44:08PM -0400, James Knott wrote:
>> Minor correction.  It has 24 10/100 port and 2 10/100/1000 ports.  These
>> last two can be either copper or fibre, via SFP modules.  The two
>> gigabit ports would normally be used for stacking.  I have done some
>> installations, where there would be a few switches similar to this and
>> the gigabit ports are used to connect each of the switches to a 24 port
>> gigabit switch.
> I don't think you can do copper with SFP modules.  The hole lookes too small.
You can get copper SFP modules, but they're more expensive than the
fibre ones and there's generally not much need for them.  Regardless, I
wasn't implying you'd use SFP for copper.

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