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Doe anyone know what that system message might mean? It was accompanied by this message: %EM-SP-4-AGED.

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We need more information on this. Let me know the complete error that you are getting. All the logs. Also, please let me know the switch being used along with the sup engine. Please paste the show version from the switch.

-amit singh

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Here is the sh ver:

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) s72033_rp Software (s72033_rp-ADVIPSERVICESK9_WAN-M), Version 12.2(18)SXF7, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Technical Support:

Copyright (c) 1986-2006 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Thu 23-Nov-06 06:00 by kellythw

Image text-base: 0x40101040, data-base: 0x42D98000

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(14r)S9, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

BOOTLDR: s72033_rp Software (s72033_rp-ADVIPSERVICESK9_WAN-M), Version 12.2(18)SXF7, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

System returned to ROM by power cycle (SP by power on)

System restarted at 07:19:54 EST Sat Dec 9 2006

System image file is "disk1:s72033-advipservicesk9_wan-mz.122-18.SXF7.bin"

cisco WS-C6509 (R7000) processor (revision 3.0) with 458720K/65536K bytes of memory.

SR71000 CPU at 600Mhz, Implementation 0x504, Rev 1.2, 512KB L2 Cache

Last reset from power-on

SuperLAT software (copyright 1990 by Meridian Technology Corp).

X.25 software, Version 3.0.0.

Bridging software.

TN3270 Emulation software.

28 Virtual Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

192 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

100 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

4 Ten Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

1917K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

8192K bytes of packet buffer memory.

65536K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 512K).

Configuration register is 0x2102

Here is the complete log message:

%EM-SP-4-AGED: The specified EM client (EM_TYPE_SPAN_SWIF_ERASE type=10, id=1473)

did not close the EM event within the permitted amount of time (300000 msec).

I was replacing a 6548 blade with a 6748 blade when this error message came up. Let me know what other information you need.

Thanks in advance