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Adding a 2nd supervisor to my catalyst 65xx

Posted on 2014-04-23
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Hi,

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?

regards
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What is the model number of the first supervisor and the second supervisor?

Can you post "sh mod"?
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Hi,
#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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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.
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HI,

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
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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?
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No, I think you have a bad sup.

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

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

Sorry....
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