I would most likely recommend the second option as the "safest option." This way legitimate loopback events (such as a unidirectional link) are caught by the switch and the switch will attempt to recover.
Since you mostly have copper ports, having loopback detect may not be that important, especially if you are not using the fiber ports on the switch. If that is the case then option 1 is the better option.
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