6500 switch boot problem

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Aug 29th, 2007

hi guys,

i have a 6509 with sup2.

i want to upgrade the IOS and Catos

but mail problem is when i changes the default pcmcia card with a high capacity pcmcia, the sup wont detect the new pcmcai.

i should say that my boorflash and slot0: dosent have sufficent memory.

regards

I have this problem too.
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mohammedmahmoud Wed, 08/29/2007 - 13:32

Hi Ehsan,

The Sup2 can have 16/24/64MB external flash, please do check the following documents for more details:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/products_tech_note09186a00801a5d58.shtml

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps700/products_configuration_example09186a0080116ff0.shtml

Flash Cards for the Catalyst 6500/6000 Supervisor Engine 1, 1A and 2 have minimum ROMMON, software version, and other requirements. Refer to Catalyst 6000 Family Flash Card Install Note:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_release_and_installation_notes09186a008026a74b.html

HTH,

Mohammed Mahmoud.

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