Re: [10GBASE-T] EFM OAM...
What you are asking for is different than the question Brad asked.
What I gather from what you said is:
No, Brad should not worry about OAM in his project
But, there is a significant need for OAM that is consistent across
Are you volunteering yourself for a new project?
At 09:48 PM 2/18/2003 -0800, Val Oliva wrote:
>OAM is critical for Ethernet, whether it's in 802.3af,
>EFMA, or even 10GbE. It's important that all of these
>dot3s have OAM and are consistent.
>On Tuesday, February 18, 2003, at 08:32 PM, Booth, Bradley wrote:
>>Study group members,
>>As some of you may know, EFM (Ethernet in the First Mile or 802.3ah) has
>>added Operation, Administration and Management (OAM) capabilities to
>>their specification. Like 802.3af DTE power, the study group needs to
>>decide whether or not compliance with 802.3ah is within the scope of our
>>effort, and most specifically the OAM capabilities. This relates to
>>compatability with our existing standards. If there is anyone that would
>>like to make presentations for or against compliance with 802.3ah or
>>802.3ah OAM, please let me know.
>>Chair, 10GBASE-T Study Group