Re: [nsp] GSR/Cat Gig-e problem

From: Ramin K (
Date: Tue Oct 03 2000 - 15:49:04 EDT

I sent this to George only last night by accident, sorry George.

I'm running 12.0(11)S3 which has the same problem. How new does your IOS
have to be?

In any case a
set port negotiation <mod>/<port> disable

on the switch fixed it. Turning on auto negotiation on the router didn't
work for me.


At 08:53 PM 10/2/00 -0400, George Robbins wrote:
>You either need to upgrade the GSR to a recent IOS that supports
>auto-negotiation and enable "negotitation auto" for the interface
>or force the Cat into "fdx, up" mode... Been there, done that.
> George
> > Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 20:06:51 -0400
> > From: Nick Bauer <>
> > Subject: [nsp] GSR/Cat Gig-e problem
> >
> > I'm trying to get Gig-e up between my 2 Catalyst 6500's and a GSR using
> > GBIC's. When I connect them together, the GSR has a Link light, but the
> > Cat does not. When I hard loop the Cat, it's link light comes on. I know
> > my fiber is good between the two, because its the same fiber I loop up
> > the Cat with. Has anyone else experienced anything like this?
> >
> > -Nick

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