Cat6-Sup Engine II - Replace Secondary Sup Procedure

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Hi,


Secondary SUP is facing some Hw problem, had RMA the unit and would like to replace it.

But I have few question here:


1) Current SUPs and running IOS 12.2.(18)SXD6.

2) The RMA unit may running IOS other than 12.2(18)SXD6.


When I replace the secondary SUP, with new unit the software version definately will different.

Will it impact the redundacy ? Can I copy from primary to secondary unit the software ?


My concern if primary refuse to recognised the secondary Sup during bootup due to different software version, and put in on ROMMON, then I have problem to copy the software from primary SUP to secodary sup to make it identical software image at both Sup.


I remember there is document in cco about replacing the secondary sup, but now i cant find it.


Regards

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vvasisth Mon, 12/14/2009 - 01:24
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if the standby sup falls in rommon mode just console into that sup and boot it with the IOS available in the bootflash. Refer to the link given belw to recover a sup from rommon :-

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps700/products_tech_note09186a008015bfa1.shtml#s720recover


Once the standby sup is up but redundancy wont work copy the IOS from the active sup's bootflash to the standby one using this command "copy bootflash: slavesup-bootflash:"


Once the image is copied to the standby sup reboot it and make it boot from the new IOS you can check the link i pasted above for the same.


regards,

Varun

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