Upgrading Catalyst 6509 IOS with dual sup720

I am upgrading the IOS on a 6509 with dual Sup720s and here are the steps that I have come up with.

Do the steps look ok?

**Recommended thru console connection

**start logging teraterm

show ip route, show cdp neighbor, sh run, sh ip protocols, sh interfaces statusl, sh bootvar

copy tftp: disk0:
**ip address 10.230.20.176
**source file name: s72033-adventerprisek9_wan-mz.122-33.SXH7.bin
**destination file name: s72033-adventerprisek9_wan-mz.122-33.SXH7.bin

**try ftp if tftp does not work

dir disk0:

**check file size matches Size: 78535.54 KB  (80420388 bytes)

configure terminal

no boot system flash disk0:

boot system flash disk:0/s72033-adventerprisek9_wan-mz.122-33.SXH7.bin

wr mem (wait for the sync to the standby supervisor)

show bootvar (verify both sups have modified boot statements)

hw-module module 6 reset

show module

show redundancy states (wait for hot status)

redundancy force-switchover

**should see - Standby console disabled

**move console cable to slot 6

show module

show redundancy

show redundancy states

show version

show config, show ip route, sh cdp neighbor, ping 10.192.32.30 and 10.192.32.81

**everything looks good then shift and test module 5

hw-module module 5 reset

show module

show redundancy states (wait for hot status)

redundancy force-switchover

**should see - Standby console disabled

**move console cable to slot 5

show module

show redundancy

show redundancy states

show version

show config, show ip route, sh cdp neighbor, ping 10.192.32.30 and 10.192.32.81

**everything looks good then we are finished
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Dragon0x40Author Commented:
thanks mikebernardt,

You are correct,

I upgraded the IOS today and found out a few things that I missed or had assumed incorrectly.

1) I found that the IOS needs to be copied to both disk0: and slavedisk0:

2) When "redundancy force-switchover" is run the currently active supervisor immediately reboots and then goes into standby mode after the reboot.

3) The firmware on the supurvisors was not an issue with the new IOS version. I was worried that maybe the supervisors needed to have some kind of firmware upgrade. I was looking at a procedure for adding a flash card reader to a Sup720 and to do that the firmware on the supervisor had to be upgraded.
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