Nothing special needs to be done. The 9216i must be running 3.0 or later firmware...not sure if that chassis supported 2.x code. As long as the SAN-OS supports the 48 port line card, it will work.
Now if you have ISLs configured on the 32 port card, you will need to make some configuration changes before the ISLs will work. On the 32 port card, they had to be on ports 1, 4, 8 etc. While on the 48 port card, the ISL ports must be configured for rate mode dedicated, and hardcoded for the speed of the link.
ISLs can be configured on any port, as long as the port is configured for dedicated rate mode and proper speed.
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