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sup720 booting problems

I've taken a standby supervisor out of a 6509 chassis and installed it in a 6504-E chassis.

Couple of problems I observed.

1.switch boots up into rommon mode

2.show mod output shows the sup720 installed into slot 5 of a 6504-E which we all know is impossible as there are only 4 slots.

Some outputs are in the attached file from rommon and from after the switch is started.

any help would be appreciated!

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Re: sup720 booting problems

Is it going booting manually

If you can run "show module" that means you are able boot the switch.?

use command

"remote command switch show version"

see the value of config-register

if it is not 0x2102, then correct it into rommon & then boot it

HTH...rate if helpful..

New Member

Re: sup720 booting problems

once in rommon mode I have to issue a boot command then the switch boots up. command "remote command switch show vers" says "cant connect to remote switch"

any other ideas?

Re: sup720 booting problems

OK,

First restore the switch to factory default settings.

Use write erase command "write erase" & reload

then see the results.

Again use "remote command switch show version" in enable privilege mode.

HTH..rate if helpful..

New Member

Re: sup720 booting problems

Ok, forgot to mention I have already restored this to factory default settings and here is the output that I saved.

It starts up and says the sup720 is in slot 5 I can't remote command to switch either. I've eventried another chassis(6504-e) same problem

What could be the problem here?

#### after write erase and erase const_nvram:

System Bootstrap, Version 8.4(2) Release

Copyright (c) 1994-2005 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Cat6k-Sup720/SP processor with 524288 Kbytes of main memory

Autoboot: failed, BOOT string is empty

Autoboot executing command: "boot "

Initializing ATA monitor library...

string is bootdisk:s72033-ipservicesk9_wan-mz.122-18.SXF7.bin

Loading image, please wait ...

00:00:51: curr is 0x0

00:00:51: RP: Currently running ROMMON from S (Gold) region

00:01:17: %SYS-4-CONFIG_RESOLVE_FAILURE: System config parse from (tftp://255.255.255.255/network-confg) failed

00:01:17: %SYS-4-CONFIG_RESOLVE_FAILURE: System config parse from (tftp://255.255.255.255/cisconet.cfg) failed

00:01:26: %SYS-5-RESTART: System restarted --

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) s72033_rp Software (s72033_rp-IPSERVICESK9_WAN-M), Version 12.2(18)SXF7, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

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Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport

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

Compiled Thu 23-Nov-06 06:42 by kellythw

00:00:04: %SYS-3-LOGGER_FLUSHED: System was paused for 00:00:00 to ensure console debugging output.

00:00:04: %OIR-SP-6-CONSOLE: Changing console ownership to route processor

00:00:05: %SYS-SP-3-LOGGER_FLUSHED: System was paused for 00:00:00 to ensure console debugging output.

Firmware compiled 25-Oct-06 15:36 by integ Build [100]

00:00:59: %SPANTREE-SP-5-EXTENDED_SYSID: Extended SysId enabled for type vlan

00:00:59: SP: SP: Currently running ROMMON from S (Gold) region

00:01:25: %SYS-SP-5-RESTART: System restarted --

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) s72033_sp Software (s72033_sp-IPSERVICESK9_WAN-M), Version 12.2(18)SXF7, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport

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

Compiled Thu 23-Nov-06 06:48 by kellythw

00:01:27: %OIR-SP-6-INSPS: Power supply inserted in slot 1

00:01:27: %C6KPWR-SP-4-PSOK: power supply 1 turned on.

00:01:28: %OIR-SP-6-INSPS: Power supply inserted in slot 2

00:01:28: %C6KPWR-SP-4-PSOK: power supply 2 turned on.

00:01:28: %C6KPWR-SP-4-PSREDUNDANTBOTHSUPPLY: in power-redundancy mode, system is operating on both power supplies.

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Re: sup720 booting problems

hello! I'm having the same problem.

whe I reload the 6509 switch, I get into rommon and it will only boot using the boot command.

Hall of Fame Super Blue

Re: sup720 booting problems

When you are in Rommon mode can you enter

rommon 1 > confreg 0x2102

Jon

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