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RE: [802.3af] Ethernet pairs for inline power

Thanks for the feedback regarding my original question

	I had another question regarding the standard. 

	Is it true that under the mid span insertion option, there are
several different proposals for how to implement ( handshaking and polling)
such that 2 vendors that support using the unused pairs may not be


-----Original Message-----
From: Richkas, Dave [mailto:dave.richkas@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 12:43 PM
To: McMillan, Paul; 'stds-802-3-pwrviamdi@xxxxxxxx'
Subject: RE: [802.3af] Ethernet pairs for inline power


Both are true.  The device being powered must be able to accept power
supplied by either method.

Dave Richkas
intel - Mobile Communications Division
(858) 385-4129

-----Original Message-----
From: McMillan, Paul [mailto:Paul.Mcmillan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 9:36 AM
To: 'stds-802-3-pwrviamdi@xxxxxxxx'
Subject: [802.3af] Ethernet pairs for inline power

 I am new to this forum and I have a rather basic question

A requirements document that was put out 2 years ago had stated that either
pairs 1,2,3, and 6 or 4,5,7, and 8 were acceptable to use as part of the
802.3af standard. Is this still true today or is only one method approved.  

Paul McMillan
Solutions Architect
Siemens Enterprise Networks
Penn-Jersey Region
RNET 590-3527
Outside (610)-660-3527