[c-nsp] Sup720: dumb question

Troy Beisigl troy at i2bnetworks.com
Wed Feb 17 15:19:55 EST 2016

Hi Dave,

Have you tried to change your baud rate setting for the console? Sometimes that gets set to a higher speed (115200) and won't show anything. I have seen that happen many times. 

Troy Beisigl
Director, Network Engineering
I2B Networks, Inc. / Camzone Networks

On Feb 17, 2016, at 10:52 AM, Dave McGuire 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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