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2912XL switch + Trunk Port

Dear Experts ,

I would like to know whether the following switch supports trunking or not ?

Switch model: WS-C2912-XL-A

CS01#sh version

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) C2900XL Software (C2900XL-C3H2S-M), Version 12.0(5)WC7, RELEASE SOFTW

E (fc1)

Copyright (c) 1986-2003 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 05-Mar-03 10:26 by antonino

Image text-base: 0x00003000, data-base: 0x0034DEE8

ROM: Bootstrap program is C2900XL boot loader

CS01 uptime is 1 hour, 10 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System image file is "flash:c2900xl-c3h2s-mz.120-5.WC7.bin"

cisco WS-C2912-XL (PowerPC403GA) processor (revision 0x11) with 8192K/1024K by

s of memory.

Processor board ID FAB0409T13W, with hardware revision 0x01

Last reset from power-on

Processor is running Enterprise Edition Software

Cluster command switch capable

Cluster member switch capable

12 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:01:42:DC:D9:80

Motherboard assembly number: 73-3397-08

Power supply part number: 34-0834-01

Motherboard serial number: FAB040844KT

Power supply serial number: PHI033901TY

Model revision number: A0

Motherboard revision number: A0

Model number: WS-C2912-XL-A

System serial number: FAB0409T13W

Configuration register is 0xF

When i enable trunking on f0/11 of switch it is taking commnds neccessary for config.

Trunk link is not working means it is not allowing any vlan traffic.

From below doc i understand that -A model switches doesn't support trunking where as -EN suppoerts...Is it true ?



Cisco Employee

Re: 2912XL switch + Trunk Port

Hi Satish,

'A' model is a standard switch while 'EN' is an enterprise version. But the image which you have loaded I believe is an enterprise image which do gives the functionality of enterprise features on standard switches but sometimes all features do not work.

Can you update if you have baught some upgrade kit to upgrade from A to EN image?