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Adding fex to existing 5k's, new 2k's won't load image.

I have two 5548's running 5.03, we have to fex 2248's that are in production. We added two fexes.


  cisco Nexus5548 Chassis ("O2 32X10GE/Modular Universal Platform Supervisor")

  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU         with 8299528 kB of memory.

  Processor Board ID FOC15296QGG

  Device name: inf-as026b-cwy-1201-f64


inf-as026b-cwy-1201-f64# sh fex 103

FEX: 103 Description: FEX0103   state: Image Download

  FEX version: 5.1(3)N2(1b) [Switch version: 5.0(3)N1(1c)]

pinning-mode: static    Max-links: 1

  Fabric port for control traffic: Eth1/13

  Fabric interface state:

    Po103 - Interface Up. State: Active

    Eth1/13 - Interface Up. State: Active

    Eth1/14 - Interface Up. State: Active


Looks like the fex's that will not come online continue to "look for download satellite" for the existing 5.1.(3) code and can't find.

The 5548's are runing 5.0.(3) code. How do I force the 2k's to download the correct code? Or do the 2248's not support below 5.1.3 code?

07/09/2013 19:45:20.160418: Module register received

07/09/2013 19:45:20.166322: Registration response sent

07/09/2013 19:45:20.166809: Requesting satellite to download image

07/09/2013 19:46:02.230724: Module register received

07/09/2013 19:46:02.236635: Registration response sent

07/09/2013 19:46:02.237097: Requesting satellite to download image

07/09/2013 19:47:16.48166: Deleting route to FEX

07/09/2013 19:47:16.55158: Module disconnected

07/09/2013 19:47:16.56171: Module Offline

07/09/2013 19:47:16.103315: Deleting route to FEX

07/09/2013 19:47:16.108503: Module disconnected

07/09/2013 19:47:16.109988: Offlining Module

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Adding fex to existing 5k's, new 2k's won't load image.

Thank you all for reviewing, I found the answer in the FAQ's of the fex module.

What software version introduces support for Nexus 2248TP-E?

Nexus 2248TP-E is supported by the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series starting from the Cisco NX-OS 5.1(3)N1(1) Fair haven release. EFT has started and there has been a tremendous interest from the field.

So, we need to get off the old 5.0(3) code.



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Adding fex to existing 5k's, new 2k's won't load image.

Sorry had a look on this thread now.Anyways happy its resolved now.



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