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Cisco WS-SUP720= - Supervisor Engine 720 Configuration Manual

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Configuring a Supervisor Engine 720
This chapter describes how to configure a Supervisor Engine 720 in a Catalyst 6500 series switch. This
chapter contains these sections:
Using the Bootflash or Bootdisk on a Supervisor Engine 720, page 4-2
Using the Slots on a Supervisor Engine 720, page 4-2
Configuring Supervisor Engine 720 Ports, page 4-2
Configuring and Monitoring the Switch Fabric Functionality, page 4-2
For complete syntax and usage information for the commands used in this chapter, refer to the Cisco
Note
IOS Master Command List, Release 12.2SX at this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/mcl/122sxmcl/12_2sx_mcl_book.html
With a 3-slot chassis, install the Supervisor Engine 720 in either slot 1 or 2.
With a 6-slot or a 9-slot chassis, install the Supervisor Engine 720 in either slot 5 or 6.
With a 13-slot chassis, install the Supervisor Engine 720 in either slot 7 or 8.
For additional information about Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches (including configuration examples
Tip
and troubleshooting information), see the documents listed on this page:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/tsd_products_support_series_home.html
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  Summary of Contents for Cisco WS-SUP720= - Supervisor Engine 720

  • Page 1 Configuring Supervisor Engine 720 Ports, page 4-2 • Configuring and Monitoring the Switch Fabric Functionality, page 4-2 • For complete syntax and usage information for the commands used in this chapter, refer to the Cisco Note • IOS Master Command List, Release 12.2SX at this URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/mcl/122sxmcl/12_2sx_mcl_book.html...
  • Page 2: Configuring Supervisor Engine 720 Ports

    The Supervisor Engine 720 has two CompactFlash Type II slots. The CompactFlash Type II slots support CompactFlash Type II Flash PC cards sold by Cisco Systems, Inc. The keywords for the slots on the active Supervisor Engine 720 are disk0: and disk1:. The keywords for the slots on a redundant Supervisor Engine 720 are slavedisk0: and slavedisk1:.
  • Page 3: Switching Modes

    In this mode, all traffic passes between the local bus and the supervisor engine bus. Table 4-1 shows the switching modes used with fabric-enabled and nonfabric-enabled modules installed. Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF OL-3999-08...
  • Page 4 The switch fabric functionality supports a number of show commands for monitoring purposes. A fully automated startup sequence brings the module online and runs the connectivity diagnostics on the ports. Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF OL-3999-08...
  • Page 5 Fabric module is not required for system to operate Modules are allowed to operate in bus mode Truncated mode is allowed Module Slot Switching Mode Crossbar dCEF dCEF dCEF Crossbar dCEF Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF OL-3999-08...
  • Page 6 This example shows how to display the fabric utilization of all modules: Router# show fabric utilization all Lo% Percentage of Low-priority traffic. Hi% Percentage of High-priority traffic. slot channel speed Ingress Lo% Egress Lo% Ingress Hi% Egress Hi% Router# Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF OL-3999-08...
  • Page 7 Router# For additional information about Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches (including configuration examples and troubleshooting information), see the documents listed on this page: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/tsd_products_support_series_home.html Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF OL-3999-08...
  • Page 8 Chapter 4 Configuring a Supervisor Engine 720 Configuring and Monitoring the Switch Fabric Functionality Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF OL-3999-08...

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