Do you know the difference between "by power cycle (SP by power-on)" and just "by power-on"? ... if there is any...
Time since mainsw1 switched to active is 9 hours, 5 minutes
System returned to ROM by power cycle (SP by power-on)
System restarted at 11:39:03 CDT Mon Sep 15 2008
System image file is "disk0:s222-ipservicesk9-mz.122-18.SXF7.bin"
note: Cisco IOS Software, Catalyst 4000 L3 Switch Software (cat4000-I9K91S-M), Version 12.2(25)EWA9, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)
earthswitch uptime is 32 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System restarted at 07:33:59 cdt Thu Sep 11 2008
System image file is "bootflash:cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-31.SGA.bin"
note: Cisco IOS Software, Catalyst 4500 L3 Switch Software (cat4500-IPBASEK9-M), Version 12.2(31)SGA, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)
Hello my ex-coworker friend.
I believe you are mentioning the difference between an actual power-on (power down physically) or by doing a power cycle via CLI commands:
power cycle module 1
hw-module power-supply 1 power-cycle
Let me know if this helps.
*btw SP is for supervisor