[c-nsp] Cisco 650x sup2 / sup32 configuration - what makes sense?

Sigurbjörn Birkir Lárusson sigurbjornl at vodafone.is
Wed Dec 7 18:09:40 EST 2011

The 67XX/69XX cards are incompatible with the Sup2/Sup32 since they are
non-fabric enabled supervisors.

For the 67XX cards you'll need a SUP/RSP720

Kind regards,

Þann 7.12.2011 22:10, skrifaði "Jeff Meyers" <Jeff.Meyers at gmx.net>:

>Hello list,
>I am looking for a configuration, that makes sense. A 6509 is currently
>equipped with a sup2, some 6516-GBIC modules and some 6148-GE-TX
>modules. The sup2 will be replaced with a sup32-10GE soon but we're
>having trouble with the interfaces modules as well.
>When a customer bursts a GigE port on the 6148-GE-TX, the available
>bandwidth on all other ports (at least ports 1-24 which seem to share an
>asic) are affected as well although there is not more than just
>2-3GBit/s of traffic on the whole module. What is the best choice here
>to have reasonable amounts of bandwidth available across the whole box?
>The upcoming redundant sup32 will use a few GBit/s and the rest will be
>required on the GBic and TX module. Both modules shall be capable of
>consuming something around 8GBit/s+ in total without causing trouble on
>the direct neighbour ports when bursting.
>Does it make sense to replace the 6148-GE-TX with a 6748 or is the sup2
>respectively the sup32 the actual bottleneck?
>Is there a way to find out the available bandwidth for each module in
>the running configuration?
>Thanks & best regards,
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