Re: 6500 Supervisor Failure with DFC Enabled Line Cards
The answer depends upon the type of failure. If Both Supervisors fail, most likely the reason is due to the switch fabric which will also affect any DFC to DFC forwarding decision between DFC enabled modules.
Now, let's see the switch fabric is fine - the DFC will maintain the data plane information but not the control plane information so L3 traffic will automatically be down without the Supervisors but some L2 traffic may be working if the forwarding lookup from the source to destination is within the DFC at this moment.
This is a corner case scenario and you may encounter different results every time you try it.
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