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    Using forward/reverse breakout cables on both sides

    Hi, it should be possible to use SATA to SFF-8088 breakout cables in both server and disk chassis? However, as far as I understand I would need two identical breakout cables to not end up with RX/TX pairs switched? Can anyone please correct me if I'm wrong?
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    looking for suggestion regarding 40Gbit home networking

    It's quite hard to believe, but I couldn't find any information about creating a 40 Gbit home network. My issue is simple: I live in a 3 room apartment. Since I need the 40 Gbit connection between the rooms, a DAC solution is out of the question - since the distance between the rooms is approx...
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    SAS HDD-s won't spin up

    Hy! I bought this cable and i connected to my Supermicro X9DRi-LN4F+ SFF8087 port. I plugged the cable other end to the HDD-s and they won't spin up. I tried to cover PIN3 on the hdd, still the same...
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    Break out cable and connectx NIC

    Hello, Does a break out cable which is known to work with connectx 5 should work out of te box without furteher setting (like ethtool) ? I am referring to a 100 GB cable with 4 x 25 ends, which connects a dual port connectx-5 nic to I40E . Or does it require setting or flushing firmware with...
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    DAC compatible with Cisco P81E VIC and Ubiquiti US-16-XG

    I ordered some SFP-H10GB-CU3M compatible (supposedly) DACs from, and although they're nice and thin, and work with my Mellanox Connectx-3 cards in my NAS', they are not compatible with my P81E 10GbE cards in my UCS servers. Can anyone recommend a good DAC in 3-5m distances to connect my...