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
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.
intel - Mobile Communications Division
From: McMillan, Paul [mailto:Paul.Mcmillan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 9:36 AM
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.
Siemens Enterprise Networks