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Problems with PCMCIA cards on 6500

Has anyone had any problems with Cisco MEM-C6K-ATA-1-64M= on a 6500, the switch doesn't read the card in ROMMON mode but will with a none Cisco PCMCIA card, the switch is running ROMMON V7.1 which according to Cisco should work, below is a "sh mod"

Mod Ports Card Type Model Serial No.

--- ----- -------------------------------------- ------------------ -----------

1 2 Catalyst 6000 supervisor 2 (Active) WS-X6K-SUP2-2GE

Mod MAC addresses Hw Fw Sw Status

--- ---------------------------------- ------ ------------ ------------ -------

1 0006.d65c.94bc to 0006.d65c.94bd 4.2 7.1(1) 12.1(27b)E Ok

Mod Sub-Module Model Serial Hw Status

--- --------------------------- --------------- --------------- ------- -------

1 Policy Feature Card 2 WS-F6K-PFC2 3.3 Ok

1 Cat6k MSFC 2 daughterboard WS-F6K-MSFC2 2.5 Ok


Re: Problems with PCMCIA cards on 6500

Hi Will,

In Rommon mode, you cannot access the PCMCIA cards. You can only boot it from there.

If you do like dir disk0:, it will give you error as in rommon mode its is not accesible.

HTH, Please rate if it does.

-amit singh

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Re: Problems with PCMCIA cards on 6500


Thanks for the info

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