Inconsistent Port type

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Mar 16th, 2007
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I have 1 Cisco 2950 (switch A)linked to an HP switch (switch B) which is itself cascaded to a Cisco 2950 (switch C). I have added ip addresses on the 2 cisco switches in VLAN1. Now, switch A can't find B. The linked in on interface F0/1 on A and on port 4 on the HP switch. If I unplug interface F0/1 on A and plug it again, I receive the following error:

inconsistent port type.

Interace F0/1 is blocked on A.

What might be the issue?

Everything was working fine before I change the IP addresses.

Please help.


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Amit Singh Fri, 03/16/2007 - 09:08
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Please paste a network diagram and config for both the cisco switches.

Also check the output for " show spanning-tree interface fa0/1" on switch A.

-amit singh

mhanoomanjee Sun, 03/18/2007 - 22:53
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Show spanning-tree on that interface shows that fa0/1 is blocked. Attached is the layout.

On the config, thers is nothing fancy. Basic cisco config. The only thing I did was adding an IP address and SNMP stuffs. No VLAN created. I am using the default VLAN1.

Thanks for your help


flashsplash Mon, 03/19/2007 - 03:18
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pls paste ur config.

why hasn't the hp switch an ip add?

ciao flash?


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