[c-nsp] 6500 Sup2 memory needs

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Tue Nov 7 11:03:36 EST 2006

On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 09:59:21AM -0600, Church, Chuck wrote:
> Anyone,
> 	We've got a need to migrate 300 or so 6500s with Sup2/MSFC2 to
> native mode (12.2SX).  All the sups are running with 128 mb ram, while
> the MSFCs are 512mb.  I understand the minimum for 12.2SX is 256 mb on
> each.  I'm trying to determine if 256 will be enough on the sups, or if
> we should consider 512.  Devices are used for LAN->WAN connection, using
> gig Ethernet interfaces, and various OSMs and FlexWANs.  (Haven't put
> any SPA/SIPs in yet).  Nothing fancy on them, BGP carrying several
> hundred routes, no MPLS, some ACLs, no service modules of any type.  I
> realize guessing memory needs for the future is pretty tough.  But I
> guess a few more specific questions would be:
> Will 12.2SX ever require more than 256 on the sup2?
> Is any newer version being planned for the Sup2, like 12.2SR?

	there is 12.2(18)SXF6 for the sup2.

	SR is primarily a "7600" vehicle.

	- jared

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