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Re: 10 Gigabit EMI


The current XAUI/XGXS proposal specifies and Idle which bears no resemblance to
the "hot" FC Idle. I'm not quite sure why its being blasted without proper
evaluation. It may or may not need further improvement, but it should be
evaluated first.

Best Regards,


"DOVE,DANIEL J (HP-Roseville,ex1)" wrote:

> >  Up to Gig E, we have had the luxury (admittedly, with a fair
> >  amount of pain) of having a "convenience based, user
> >  friendly" box design. With 10 Gig, have we finally hit the wall?
> This might have been said about 10 or 100 or 1000. We will see. Rather
> than choose a "spikey" code and roll the dice, I would recommend
> using careful consideration for the code.. then roll the dice. :)
> I liken EMI design to firefighting.. It is better to prevent fires,
> than try to to contain them.
> 8B10B might be too hot to handle without some improvements.
> Dan

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