[c-nsp] Sup720: dumb question

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Wed Feb 17 14:45:30 EST 2016

The key question is what software are you attempting to boot and what images are in the bootflash/sup-bootflash/disk0: etc

Having console output here is key to understanding what’s going on.

- Jared

> On Feb 17, 2016, at 1:52 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>  Hey folks.  This is sure to be a dumb question, but I'm stumped.  I am
> new to the 6500/7600 platform, but not new to Cisco in general.
>  I've received a 7603 chassis with a Sup720 and I'm trying to get it
> running.  I get nothing at all on the console port when I power it up.
> Known-good cabling, etc.  All the LEDs eventually turn green and things
> look good otherwise.  No amount of poking/prodding/power-cycling will
> produce any output on the console port.
>  At first I thought maybe I just got a fried Sup720 board, but I have a
> second one from another source, also represented as being functional,
> and it exhibits identical behavior.
>  There's no CF card installed in either Sup720 board. (haven't gotten
> that far..)
>  Am I missing something?
>  Also...I have an existing 6503; the 7603 chassis looks identical to
> the 6503.  Are they in fact interchangeable?
>               Thanks,
>               -Dave
> -- 
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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