Adding a 2nd supervisor to my catalyst 65xx


I´ve a catalyst switch with one supervisor and running. I purchased a new supervisor  in order to set up HA.

I inserted the new one and the light started blinking.... and blinking (I´m talking about the light of the 2nd supervisor) and also the CF light too.

After some hours, the situation was the same and I can not use Cisco Works -> administration-> chasis view to  handle the switch... only ssh connection.

Any idea?

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InfamusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The switch is not recognizing the new supervisor.

Can you pull it out and put it back in again?

The one in slot 5 is the new sup, right?

Also need the model number for the new sup.
What is the model number of the first supervisor and the second supervisor?

Can you post "sh mod"?
heze54Author Commented:
#show mod
Mod Ports Card Type                              Model              Serial No.
--- ----- -------------------------------------- ------------------ -----------
  1   48  48 port 10/100/1000mb EtherModule      WS-X6148-GE-45AF   SAL1337YB8E
  2   48  48 port 10/100/1000mb EtherModule      WS-X6148-GE-45AF   SAL1337YB6V
  3   48  48 port 10/100/1000mb EtherModule      WS-X6148-GE-45AF   SAL1337Y87N
  5    0  Unknown (Other)                        Unknown            Unknown
  6    3  Supervisor Engine 32 10GE (Active)     WS-SUP32-10GE-3B   SAL1336Y3Y1

Mod MAC addresses                       Hw    Fw           Sw           Status
--- ---------------------------------- ------ ------------ ------------ -------
  1  0027.0d00.b5f0 to 0027.0d00.b61f   8.4   7.2(1)       12.2(33)SXI6 Ok
  2  0027.0d00.b560 to 0027.0d00.b58f   8.4   7.2(1)       12.2(33)SXI6 Ok
  3  0027.0d00.b6e0 to 0027.0d00.b70f   8.4   7.2(1)       12.2(33)SXI6 Ok
  5  0000.0000.0000 to 0000.0000.0000   0.0   Unknown      Unknown      Unknown
  6  0025.4577.2458 to 0025.4577.245d   1.7   12.2(18r)SX9 12.2(33)SXI6 Ok

Mod  Sub-Module                  Model              Serial       Hw     Status
---- --------------------------- ------------------ ----------- ------- -------
  1  IEEE Voice Daughter Card    WS-F6K-48-AF       SAL1337YB56  2.4    Ok
  2  IEEE Voice Daughter Card    WS-F6K-48-AF       SAL1337YAAU  2.4    Ok
  3  IEEE Voice Daughter Card    WS-F6K-48-AF       SAL1337YABU  2.4    Ok
  5  Policy Feature Card 3       WS-F6K-PFC3B       SAL10414FKB  2.5    Other
  6  Policy Feature Card 3       WS-F6K-PFC3B       SAL1336XRN8  2.6    Ok
  6  Cat6k MSFC 2A daughterboard WS-F6K-MSFC2A      SAL1336XTCM  4.1    Ok

Mod  Online Diag Status
---- -------------------
  1  Pass
  2  Pass
  3  Pass
  5  Unknown
  6  Pass

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heze54Author Commented:

Could be a CF error or bad file inside it? I say this because the switch stops starting and the CF is reading all the time and all lights are red/orange
heze54Author Commented:
A strange thing....

When I tried to  pull it out, before this, I checked the lights an were ok, except de ACTIVE light. This is correct because the supervisor is in a passive mode.

But!!! 2 seconds later  without pulling it out, the supervisor rebooted and start reading the CF.

Maybe a chassis failure? I did not pull it out because was restarting.

Any idea?
No, I think you have a bad sup.

But try to re-seat it and it works sometimes.
heze54Author Commented:
I´m going to install the sup into another catalyst.

Why the catalyst could not  be managed by cisco works?
To be honest, I've never used Cisco Works as I never needed GUI version to configure and manage Cisco devices.

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