CAT 6506

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Oct 28th, 2009
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we are planning to put redundant SUP 2 for our CAT 6506


Currently the CAT 6506 is booting from boot system flash disk0:s222-advipservicesk9_wan-mz.122-18.SXF10a.bin so the secondary SUP 2 which I am inserting whether it should also be boot from disk 0


Can I know what is difference between Slot0 and Disk 0


Is it depence on the compact flash ?


Thanks


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Lucien Avramov Wed, 10/28/2009 - 09:59
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It depends on the hardware.


Some hardwares call their flash card compartiment: slots and other hardware call them disk.


So depending on what platform you are on it will use either:


slot0, slot1 OR disk0, disk1.


you can not use disk0 on a platform that uses slot0.


In your case on sup2 it's disk0:, disk1:


vinoth.kumar Wed, 10/28/2009 - 10:10
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Thanks for your reply


so it depends on the PCMCIA Flash card


Currently we using the SUP 2 in SLOT 1 of the 6506 chassis


now we are going to put the same IOS and same model SUP2 on the SLOT 2 of the 6506 chassis


In live can we put the secondary SUP ?


i am configured SLOT 1 SUP redunanacy mode as SSO


what is difference between RPR+ and SSO ?


in this condition SLOT 1 will be master and synch all config to SLOT 2


Am i right


jbrenesj Wed, 10/28/2009 - 10:01
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For the older ATA flash cards, I believe 20MB and below, the file system name was Slot0:, now with the higher capacity compact flash cards the switch calls the file system disk0: or disk1: depending which slot you use in the sup.

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