Re: FW: PHYs with 10.000 and 9.584640
I agree. The flurry of emails on this issue during the last couple
of days was very formative (at least for me).
Jaime E. Kardontchik
San Jose, CA 95131
Jonathan Thatcher wrote:
> (see history on web at
> We must remember that we passed an objective that says:
> Select only one of 10.000 Gb/s or 9.58464 Gb/s to standardize as the MAC/PLS
> data rate
> I see nothing here that indicates any of the following:
> 1. Inability to have PHYs at multiple speeds.
> 2. Inability to have multi-speed PHYs.
> 3. Inability to have/support PHY level flow control.
> I also see nothing in the meeting minutes that would indicate that this
> objective intended to constrain anything more than the MAC/PLS interface
> data rate.
> Note: I am intentionally leaving my personal opinion regarding preference