Cisco 6509 - How to configure new WS-X6316-GE-TX Module in switch

Posted on 2011-10-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Dear Experts,

I'm planning on installing a new ws-x6316-ge-tx module in my 6509. I've found the hardware install guide which is pretty straight forward. But I'm in need of some help on the steps to do the basic config of the new module after it's installed.

What's typically required to get a new card up and running?



Question by:ENCL
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    Expert Comment

    by:Don Johnston
    Plug it in. Connect the cables. Configure the interfaces.

    There's really not much to it.


    Author Comment

    Hi Don,

    Thanks, that sounds pretty easy. One last question. Can this be performed while the switch is up and running?


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    Expert Comment

    by:Don Johnston
    Yes. Most 6500 modules are hot swappable.


    Note All 10/100 and 10/100/1000 Ethernet modules are hot-swappable.

    Author Comment

    Ho Don,

    I get a Power Deny after installing the modules.  Module 8 is the new module.

    Any ideas why this would happen?



    6509#show module
    Mod Ports Card Type                              Model              Serial No.
    --- ----- -------------------------------------- ------------------ -----------
      1    2  Catalyst 6000 supervisor 2 (Active)    WS-X6K-SUP2-2GE    SAD053302CY
      3   48  48 port 10/100 mb RJ45                 WS-X6348-RJ-45     SAL044622YK
      4   16  16 port GE RJ45                        WS-X6316-GE-TX     SAD053809DG
      6    0  Switching Fabric Module-136 (Active)   WS-X6500-SFM2      SAD061802YL
      7   16  SFM-capable 16 port 10/100/1000mb RJ45 WS-X6516-GE-TX     SAD053306BF
      8   16  16 port GE RJ45                        WS-X6316-GE-TX     SAD05110013

    Mod MAC addresses                       Hw    Fw           Sw           Status
    --- ---------------------------------- ------ ------------ ------------ -------
      1  0001.6415.345a to 0001.6415.345b   2.2   6.1(3)       12.1(27b)E   Ok
      3  0003.6c2e.dcb0 to 0003.6c2e.dcdf   2.2   5.4(2)       8.5(0.23)COS Ok
      4  0003.3285.48f6 to 0003.3285.4905   1.2   5.4(2)       8.5(0.23)COS Ok
      6  0000.0000.0000 to 0000.0000.0000   1.2   6.1(3)       8.5(0.23)COS Ok
      7  00d0.c0d5.8f94 to 00d0.c0d5.8fa3   2.0   6.1(3)       8.5(0.23)COS Ok
      8  0002.7ec1.6f54 to 0002.7ec1.6f63   1.1   Unknown      Unknown      PwrDeny

    Mod Sub-Module                  Model           Serial           Hw     Status
    --- --------------------------- --------------- --------------- ------- -------
      1 Policy Feature Card 2       WS-F6K-PFC2     SAD053304YM      2.0    Ok
      1 Cat6k MSFC 2 daughterboard  WS-F6K-MSFC2    SAD053103S6      1.2    Ok
      7 Distributed Forwarding Card WS-F6K-DFC      SAL0719D06U      2.5    Ok

    Author Comment

    Checked the power usage and I see there isn't enough power for the new card. But why does it show slot 2 [Redundant Sup) is using 145.32 Watts and 3.46 Amps? There's nothing in Slot 2, or is this normal for a Supervisor?



    6509#show power status all
                            Power-Capacity PS-Fan Output Oper
    PS   Type               Watts   A @42V Status Status State
    ---- ------------------ ------- ------ ------ ------ -----
    1    WS-CAC-1300W       1153.32 27.46  OK     OK     on
    2    WS-CAC-1300W       1153.32 27.46  OK     OK     on
                            Pwr-Requested  Pwr-Allocated  Admin Oper
    Slot Card-Type          Watts   A @42V Watts   A @42V State State
    ---- ------------------ ------- ------ ------- ------ ----- -----
    1    WS-X6K-SUP2-2GE     145.32  3.46   145.32  3.46  on    on
    2    (Redundant Sup)       -     -      145.32  3.46  -     -
    3    WS-X6348-RJ-45      100.38  2.39   100.38  2.39  on    on
    4    WS-X6316-GE-TX      216.30  5.15   216.30  5.15  on    on
    6    WS-X6500-SFM2       129.78  3.09   129.78  3.09  on    on
    7    WS-X6516-GE-TX      233.10  5.55   233.10  5.55  on    on
    8    WS-X6316-GE-TX      216.30  5.15     -     -     on    off (FRU-power denied)
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    Accepted Solution

    Power is reserved for the supervisors whether they are installed or not.

    When power capacity is exceeded, linecards are disabled from the bottom up (i.e. starting with slot 9 in a 6509).

    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks Don,

    Looks like a new [larger] power supplies are in my future.



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