The "%EARL-2-SWITCH_BUS_IDLE: Switching bus is idle for [dec] seconds" error message in Catalyst 6500/6000 series switches
The default syntax is:
%EARL-2-SWITCH_BUS_IDLE: Switching bus is idle for [dec] seconds
There are messages similar to this error message that appear in the logs:
%EARL-DFC1-2-SWITCH_BUS_IDLE: Switching bus is idle for 5 seconds
This message indicates that the Encoded Address Recognition Logic (EARL) did not switch any packets on the EARL bus. A recovery mechanism attempts to fix the problem. The system reloads if the problem cannot be corrected.
If this error message appears after you install a new module, re-seat the module and check for errors.
Refer to the EARL Messages section of Message and Recovery Procedures for more information.
If possible please set up the diagnostics to complete and then reseat module on slot 1
C6509_Sup720#conf t Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. C6509_Sup720(config)#diagnostic bootup level complete
Reseat the module Capture the 'C6509_Sup720#show diagnostic result module X(x denotes the module number)
See if the errors re-occur.
link for the EARL Messages section of Message and Recovery Procedures:
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