This is a part two from an earlier post I did. You can find PART 1 here:
I was asked the following question:
What causes the error "detection failed - out of range capacitor"? (for the Brocade switches)
So, I did some research, because I was not quite sure. Here is what I found:
detection failed - out of range capacitor – The port failed capacitor detection (legacy PD detection) because of an out-of-range capacitor value. This can occur when connecting a non-PD on the port.
Now, my question is this: What does 'non-PD' mean exactly? I 'think' it refers to a 'non powered device', based on what I read. Nothing spells that out clearly, but I do think that is what it means.
I see this to back this up on the above link:
802.3AF-PD – The powered device connected to this port is 802.3af-compliant.
Ports Off-No-PD - The number of ports on the Interface module to which no powered devices are connected.
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