Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Attention: The Community will be in read-only mode on 12/14/2017 from 12:00 am pacific to 11:30 am.

During this time you will only be able to see content. Other interactions such as posting, replying to questions, or marking content as helpful will be disabled for few hours.

We apologize for the inconvenience while we perform important updates to the Community.

New Member

6500 CatOS versions going backward?

I just got a couple of new 6509's with Sup32's, and they shipped with CatOS 6.4.23. This didn't make sense to me since I got a few 6500's -w- Sup32's last year which all shipped with 8.4 Yet, I checked cisco's download site, and sure enough 6.4.23 was released December 21, 06, and 8.5.8 was released December 5, 2006. The image size for 6.4 is quite a bit less that 8.5, but new switches came with 6.4. Is 6.4 a new train or something?

2 REPLIES
New Member

Re: 6500 CatOS versions going backward?

I found this image CAT6000-SUP32/MSFC2A of release 12.2.18-SXF7 which is IP Services. Released on 11/06.

Purple

Re: 6500 CatOS versions going backward?

It really depends if you need the 8.4 features or not though I am surprised they didn't ship at least 7.6.X code as that is currently considered GD .

137
Views
0
Helpful
2
Replies
CreatePlease to create content