Is WS-X4248-RJ45V supported in 4507R?

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Jun 26th, 2008
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I'm doing a customer build and when i insert the line card i get the following:

Switch#sh mod all

Mod Ports Card Type Model Serial No.


1 2 1000BaseX (GBIC) Supervisor(active) WS-X4515 J

2 2 1000BaseX (GBIC) Supervisor(standby) WS-X4515 J

5 0 Unsupported module WS-X4248-RJ45V J

M MAC addresses Hw Fw Sw Status


1 001b.2a90.e300 to 001b.2a90.e301 2.0 12.1(12r)EW 12.1(13)EW1, EAR Ok

2 001b.2a90.e302 to 001b.2a90.e303 5.0 12.2(20r)EW1 12.2(25)EWA5, Ok

5 001b.5341.1810 to 001b.5341.183f 3.3 Other

I thought that these linecards were supported on this Chassis number. Can anybody help or does anybody have a solution? (sorry to rush, but it's reasonably urgent)

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n.nandrekar Thu, 06/26/2008 - 05:16
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Hardware wise , it seems to be supported. You will have to check if the ios version you are running supports it. Can you tell what IOS version are you running?

You can use the following link to findout the min supported release for your hardware config:



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Ibbywannit Thu, 06/26/2008 - 05:21
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I'm not sure which IOS i will need. Here's a copy of the output:

Switch#sh vers

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) Catalyst 4000 L3 Switch Software (cat4000-IK2S-M), Version 12.1(13)EW1, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RE


TAC Support:

Copyright (c) 1986-2003 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Tue 18-Mar-03 07:52 by hqluong

Image text-base: 0x00000000, data-base: 0x00F6AFAC

ROM: 12.1(12r)EW

Dagobah Revision 71, Swamp Revision 28

Switch uptime is 24 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System image file is "bootflash:cat4000-ik2s-mz.121-13.EW1.bin"

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cisco WS-C4507R (XPC8245) processor (revision 7) with 524288K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FOX110408VQ

Last reset from PowerUp

4 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

403K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

Configuration register is 0x2102

Mark Yeates Thu, 06/26/2008 - 05:20
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This line card requires a minimum of

"12.2(18)EW" IOS to be supported.


Ibbywannit Thu, 06/26/2008 - 05:25
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"And there we see the problem..."

Damn - OK, thanks for your help there Mark.


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