I've got a WS-X6748-GE-TX that i want to put into my 6509 Sup720 system. I need to upgrade the IOS for the system to be compatible with the module.
I've got dual Sup720s running RPR+ at the moment. The question is, can I install the 6748, upgrade the standby module, reload it so it boots up with the new module in place (while the primary stays up on the old version). Then when i'm ready for my scheduled downtime, cut over to the standby as the new primary, and upgrade the old primary?
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...