6500 runs internal mls between the sup and the msfc. This is enabled by default and can't be disabled
that is what you see in the show mls status command.
Now, MSFC can also act as the MLS RP for a external switch like a cat5k with NFFC card. the show mls rp command shows you that info.
important point here is if you are trying to do mls on cat6k within itself with some commands, you are probably wasting your time as the commands are for MLS rp for an external switch. MLS is on by default.
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