Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

CAT6500/SUP720-3BXL IOS Query

Hello,

I've been trying to track down a particular feature on Cisco's Feature Navigator and have come up with a question, is it possible to run a 7600 IOS on a SUP720-3BXL when in a 6509 Chassis?

Fundamentally the Supervisor engine is the same and I could pick it up and move into a 7609 chassis (if I had one...).

I suspect there will be a logical reason why I can't but wanted to check first.

Thanks in advance.

2 REPLIES
Super Bronze

CAT6500/SUP720-3BXL IOS Query

Disclaimer

The Author of this posting offers the information contained within this posting without consideration and with the reader's understanding that there's no implied or expressed suitability or fitness for any purpose. Information provided is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as rendering professional advice of any kind. Usage of this posting's information is solely at reader's own risk.

Liability Disclaimer

In no event shall Author be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profit) arising out of the use or inability to use the posting's information even if Author has been advised of the possibility of such damage.

Posting

I believe the 7600 IOS will refuse to run on the 6500 platform.

Cisco Employee

CAT6500/SUP720-3BXL IOS Query

Hi,

It depends on the version you are trying to boot. Older versions id not have a chassis check and could be used on 6500 as well. Now, with later releases, you would see a compatibility error and it won't boot:

%C6K_PLATFORM-1-DISABLE_NON_C7600_CHASSIS: Software has detected an attempt to run a 
c7600 image on an incompatible chassis ([char]). This image may not boot.

Kind Regards,
Ivan

**Please grade this post if you find it useful.

Kind Regards, Ivan Shirshin **Please grade this post if you find it useful.
278
Views
0
Helpful
2
Replies
CreatePlease to create content