I have to upgrade the ios of the 6509-E switch. The latest ios requires Minimum Memory: DRAM:512 MB Flash:512 MB. Can I use a compact flash (512MB) disk in Disk:0 on the sup-720 or do I need to upgrade the internal flash (65536K bytes of Flash internal SIMM).
6509-E show version..........
cisco WS-C6509-E (R7000) processor (revision 1.2) with 458720K/65536K
bytes of memory.
Processor board ID SMG0929N83P
SR71000 CPU at 600Mhz, Implementation 0x504, Rev 1.2, 512KB L2 Cache
Last reset from power-on
55 Virtual Ethernet interfaces
180 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
4 Ten Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
1917K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
8192K bytes of packet buffer memory.
65536K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 512K).
Configuration register is 0x2102