[mrtg] Re: switch

Don Harvie donharvie at yahoo.com.au
Fri Jun 14 09:35:31 MEST 2002

ron lambert wrote:
> I am trying to mtrg monitor a switches ports but an snmpwalk gives
> interfaces.iftable.ifentry.ifdescr.123 = "10/100 utp ethernet (cat3/5)"

How about 10Mbps over Cat3 UTP or 100Mbps over Cat5 UTP?

It's been so long since I worked with Cat3 I'm not sure, but I think
it's good for 10Mbps. I do recall having problems with long runs (~100
metres) of Cat 3 when using 16Mbps tokenring. It seemed to be marginal.
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