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VSS and (2) 6506 Cisco Chassis

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I'm planning to install a redundant switch configuration using a 6506 and VSS.  My question is, if both chassis are not populated with the same hardware ... Example, Switch 1 has (3) 48 port blades and Switch 2 has (2) 48 port blades, what will happen?
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I don't think hardware duplication is an issue with VSS.  There are some requirements, see
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps9336/prod_qas0900aecd806ed74b.html
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>My question is, if both chassis are not populated with the same hardware ... Example, Switch 1 has (3) 48 port blades and Switch 2 has (2) 48 port blades, what will happen?

You'll basically have one switch with (5) 48 port line cards.

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