[c-nsp] Sup720: dumb question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Feb 17 15:21:36 EST 2016

  Yes, most definitely.  I've no clue why it's not talking to my
terminal.  I was wondering if maybe the two Sup720s I have were somehow
configured as


On 02/17/2016 02:45 PM, Jared Mauch wrote:
> 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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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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