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Cisco 3560G and SFP GLC-GE-100FX

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I have a Cisco 3560G, which I'm trying to get working with a GLC-GE-100FX.  When I insert the SFP, the switch states it's an unknown device and disables the port because of errors.

The SFP works fine in a 2960 switch, but I need to move to a 3560 for it's Layer 3 routing.

Any ideas?
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Show Version from 3560G, see code Insert, clearly shows version 12.2(35) SE5, based on that website version 12.2(20)SE3 is at min. is required.  Unless cisco has some odd number sceme, the version on the switch is higher.

Any other thoughts?
Cisco IOS Software, C3560 Software (C3560-IPBASE-M), Version 12.2(35)SE5, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1986-2007 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Thu 19-Jul-07 18:15 by nachen
Image text-base: 0x00003000, data-base: 0x01100000
 
ROM: Bootstrap program is C3560 boot loader
BOOTLDR: C3560 Boot Loader (C3560-HBOOT-M) Version 12.2(25r)SEE4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
 
FINANCE_2ND_FLOOR uptime is 4 hours, 34 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System restarted at 18:08:38 EDT Thu Oct 9 2008
System image file is "flash:c3560-ipbase-mz.122-35.SE5/c3560-ipbase-mz.122-35.SE5.bin"
 
cisco WS-C3560G-24TS (PowerPC405) processor (revision D0) with 122880K/8184K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID FOC1222Z566
Last reset from power-on
2 Virtual Ethernet interfaces
28 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
The password-recovery mechanism is enabled.
 
512K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.
Base ethernet MAC Address       : 00:22:0C:44:73:80
Motherboard assembly number     : 73-10215-04
Power supply part number        : 341-0098-02
Motherboard serial number       : FOC122246MH
Power supply serial number      : AZS1218012D
Model revision number           : D0
Motherboard revision number     : B0
Model number                    : WS-C3560G-24TS-S
System serial number            : FOC1222Z566
Top Assembly Part Number        : 800-26851-01
Top Assembly Revision Number    : B0
Version ID                      : V03
CLEI Code Number                : CNMW200ARC
Hardware Board Revision Number  : 0x09
 
 
Switch   Ports  Model              SW Version              SW Image            
------   -----  -----              ----------              ----------          
*    1   28     WS-C3560G-24TS     12.2(35)SE5             C3560-IPBASE-M      
 
 
Configuration register is 0xF

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[Cisco GLC-GE-100FX SFP modules with a serial number between OPC0926xxxx and OPC0945xxxx might show intermittent module not valid, data, status, link-flapping, and FCS errors. The workaround is to use modules with serial numbers that are not in the specified range. (CSCsh59585) ]

That applies to the 3560 switches.
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Doesn't seem to be the case here, see code insert.  However... I just noticed that the SFP's are GLC-FE-100FX and not GE.

I looked again at the chart, and when it comes to the 3560G, they are only listed by model WS-C3560-8PC.

I'm guessing these SFP's don't work in the 3560G, I'll have to get the GE SFP.

Andrew
PID: WS-C2960G-24TC-L  , VID: V02, SN: FOC1121Z2ZZ
 
NAME: "GigabitEthernet0/23", DESCR: "100BaseFX-FE SFP"
PID:                     , VID:    , SN: OCP11333363     
 
NAME: "GigabitEthernet0/24", DESCR: "100BaseFX-FE SFP"
PID:                     , VID:    , SN: OCP11294388 

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