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Occasional Contributor
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎07-02-2012

only one Condor2ASIC in brocade 5100 switch?

i searched in brocade CFA admin guide... in that i found only one condor2 ASIC for brocade 5100 switch.. i have a question how can single condor2ASIC manages all 40 ports on 5100 switch?

i found in DCX switch,FC8-32 blade has two ASIC which manages 32 ports..

Kindly give me brief details...

Thanks in Advance

Regular Contributor
Posts: 164
Registered: ‎05-11-2011

Re: only one Condor2ASIC in brocade 5100 switch?


Condor2 ASIC has 40 Ports. A B5100 has only one Condor2 ASIC and it supports all the Ports.

In FC8-32 Blade you need some Ports to connect to the CR-Blade to have traffic to other blades.

Regrads Ralf

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