[c-nsp] Sup720: dumb question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Feb 17 15:21:34 EST 2016

  You know, that's a good point.  I always leave mine at 9600 baud, but
that doesn't mean everyone else does. ;)  I'll try that and report back.
 Thank you for the suggestion.


On 02/17/2016 03:19 PM, Troy Beisigl wrote:
> 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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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
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