Subject: Re: ATM cabling
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/06/2000 13:05:15
On Mon, 6 Mar 100, Darren Reed wrote:

> Hi,
>    Does anyone know what sort of cable you need to connect two ATM
> cards up together, without using an ATM switch ?  Can you just use
> a normal ATM cable and plug it in the `other way around' at one end ?
> Oh, this is for SC fibre, not CAT-5.

In terms of physical connectivity, that should be fine. I've done that
with fiber HIPPI and Gigabit ethernet. :-)

Not sure if the drivers will be fine w/o a switch, but that's because I
don't know ATM. :-)

Take care,