ESW 540 24-Port and GIBICs

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Aug 31st, 2010
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hello is there a way to properly configure the GIBICs on these switches?

I  have 2 EXS540-24 port on Switch 1 i have the GIBIc on port GE3 on Switch2 I have the GIBIC on port Ge4,

however on Switch1 port 12, i can't connect anything it looks like the GIBIC on GE3 is using it

on Switch2 port 24 same thing

is there a way to fix this ?

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Glenn Quesenberry Wed, 09/01/2010 - 08:58
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That is normal behavior as those ports share switch fabric resources with the GBICs.  When installed the GBIC will have priority and the associated ports (12 & 24) will not be operational.  You seem to have them configured correctly.

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