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Re: Dropped Packet on 6506 switch [7:63053] posted 02/16/2003
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it's real hard to offer any suggestions without knowing more. if you could
provide a sanitized show run, that might help.

also, can you provide the show int that is indicating dropped packets. I did
not see anyting in your previous offerings.


""Sam Sneed""  wrote in message
news:200302160227.CAA05590@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> There are no static routes to these ports. I guess I am in Hybrid mode. I
> need to enter session 15 command to connect to router module. Then its IOS
> interface. The dropped packets don't appear when doing sh int on router.
I'm
> starting to wonder if it could be a bad card.
>
>
>
>
> ""The Long and Winding Road""  wrote in
> message news:200302150307.DAA22765@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > ""Priscilla Oppenheimer""  wrote in message
> > news:200302150031.AAA28700@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > If nothing's plugged in, it has to drop the packets!?! :-) Are you
sure
> > this
> > > isn't normal? Being a switch, it shouldn't be sending any unicasts out
> the
> > > port, because it couldn't have learned a MAC address that is out that
> > port,
> > > but it could still send broadcasts and multicasts.
> > >
> > > Sorry, if that's a clueless answer, but it is a "common sense" answer
> from
> > > someone who doesn't work with 6505 switches...... :-)
> >
> >
> > not at all clueless. I did not see a spot among all the "show" outputs
> where
> > packets dropped is indicated.
> >
> > I'm thinking "show interface"
> >
> > I'm also thinking that maybe there are static routes pointing out those
> > ports, and someone somewhere is generating traffic destined for those
> ports.
> > Maybe the author of the original post could supply some more specific
> > information - such as extensive outputs from the "show run" ??
> >
> > for those unfamiliar with the higer end boxes, hyrid mode refers to
> running
> > Cat OS and and IOS on the same box. The lower end boxes - 2950, 3550,
and
> > 4xxx with sup 3 or better, run IOS native mode.
> >
> > cat 4xxx with the sup 2 run Cat OS mode.
> >
> > 65xx without the MSFC card run Cat OS mode. Add the MSCF card, and you
> have
> > hybrid mode. unless somethng has changed recently, you cannot run a 65xx
> in
> > native IOS mode only - it has to be an L2 box alone, or a hybrid box,
> > running IOS and Cat OS.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Priscilla
> > >
> > > Sam Sneed wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I'm not sure what you mean by hybrid mode. I have the sh ver,
> > > > sh mod, sh ver
> > > > for MSFC and  below. I have nothing plugged into at leat 3
> > > > ports which still
> > > > report dropped packets. 800,000 daily. Whats strange is that
> > > > the 800,000 is
> > > > almost the same on all 3 ports. I have disabled them since then
> > > > but would
> > > > like to know why I was getting those numbers. The MSFC does the
> > > > layer 3
> > > > routing, but the dropped packets were at L2 I believe. Any
> > > > ideas?
> > > >
> > > > Console1> sh ver
> > > > WS-C6509 Software, Version NmpSW: 7.1(2)
> > > > Copyright (c) 1995-2002 by Cisco Systems
> > > > NMP S/W compiled on Feb  7 2002, 16:06:00
> > > >
> > > > System Bootstrap Version: 5.3(1)
> > > >
> > > > Hardware Version: 2.0  Model: WS-C6509  Serial #:
> > > >
> > > > PS1  Module: WS-CAC-2500W    Serial #:
> > > > PS2  Module: WS-CAC-1300W    Serial #:
> > > >
> > > > Mod Port Model               Serial #    Versions
> > > > --- ---- ------------------- ----------- ---------------------
> > > > 1   2    WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE    SA         Hw :         3.1
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.3(1)
> > > >                                          Fw1: 5.1(1)CSX
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > >                                          Sw1: 7.1(2)
> > > >          WS-F6K-PFC          S            Hw : 1.1
> > > > 2   2    WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE    SAxxxxxxxxxx Hw : 3.1
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.3(1)
> > > >                                          Fw1: 5.1(1)CSX
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > >                                          Sw1: 7.1(2)
> > > >          WS-F6K-PFC          Sxxxxxxxxxx Hw : 1.1
> > > > 3   48   WS-X6348-RJ-45      SAxxxxxxxxx Hw : 1.4
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.4(2)
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > > 4   48   WS-X6348-RJ-45      xxxxxxxxxxxx Hw : 6.0
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.4(2)
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > >          WS-F6K-VPWR                     Hw : 1.0
> > > > 5   48   WS-X6348-RJ-45      SAL0xxxx422 Hw : 6.0
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.4(2)
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > >          WS-F6K-VPWR                     Hw : 1.0
> > > > 6   16   WS-X6416-GBIC       SAxxxxx0JUW Hw : 1.2
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.4(2)
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > > 7   48   WS-X6248-TEL        SAD0xxxxx48 Hw : 1.0
> > > >                                          Fw : 4.2(0.24)VAI78
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > > 8   48   WS-X6248A-TEL       SADxxxxxx0S Hw : 2.0
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.4(2)
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > > 9   48   WS-X6248A-TEL       SADxxxxxxRZ Hw : 2.0
> > > >                                          Fw : 5.4(2)
> > > >                                          Sw : 7.1(2)
> > > > 15  1    WS-F6K-MSFC         SAD04xx0DSF Hw : 1.4
> > > >                                          Fw : 12.1(3a)E4
> > > >                                          Sw : 12.1(3a)E4
> > > > 16  1    WS-F6K-MSFC         SAD04xx0BHV Hw : 1.4
> > > >                                          Fw : 12.1(3a)E4
> > > >                                          Sw : 12.1(3a)E4
> > > >
> > > >        DRAM                    FLASH                   NVRAM
> > > > Module Total   Used    Free    Total   Used    Free    Total U
> > > > ------ ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----- -
> > > > 1       65408K  44172K  21236K  16384K   9786K   6598K  512K
> > > >
> > > > Uptime is 352 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Console1> sh mod
> > > > Mod Slot Ports Module-Type               Model
> > > > Sub Status
> > > > --- ---- ----- ------------------------- -------------------
> > > > --- ------
> > > > 1   1    2     1000BaseX Supervisor      WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE
> > > > yes ok
> > > > 15  1    1     Multilayer Switch Feature WS-F6K-MSFC
> > > > no  ok
> > > > 2   2    2     1000BaseX Supervisor      WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE
> > > > yes standb
> > > > 16  2    1     Multilayer Switch Feature WS-F6K-MSFC
> > > > no  ok
> > > > 3   3    48    10/100BaseTX Ethernet     WS-X6348-RJ-45
> > > > no  ok
> > > > 4   4    48    10/100BaseTX Ethernet     WS-X6348-RJ-45
> > > > yes ok
> > > > 5   5    48    10/100BaseTX Ethernet     WS-X6348-RJ-45
> > > > yes ok
> > > > 6   6    16    1000BaseX Ethernet        WS-X6416-GBIC
> > > > no  ok
> > > > 7   7    48    10/100BaseTX Ethernet     WS-X6248-TEL
> > > > no  ok
> > > > 8   8    48    10/100BaseTX Ethernet     WS-X6248A-TEL
> > > > no  ok
> > > > 9   9    48    10/100BaseTX Ethernet     WS-X6248A-TEL
> > > > no  ok
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > 6509>sh ver
> > > > Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
> > > > IOS (tm) MSFC Software (C6MSFC-IS-M), Version 12.1(3a)E4, EARLY
> > > > DEPLOYMENT
> > > > RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
> > > > Copyright (c) 1986-2000 by cisco Systems, Inc.
> > > > Compiled Sat 14-Oct-00 00:01 by eaarmas
> > > > Image text-base: 0x60008950, data-base: 0x60DA8000
> > > >
> > > > ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.0(3)XE, RELEASE SOFTWARE
> > > > BOOTFLASH: MSFC Software (C6MSFC-BOOT-M), Version 12.1(1)EX,
> > > > EARLY
> > > > DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
> > > >
> > > > 6509 uptime is 50 weeks, 2 days, 4 hours, 45 minutes
> > > > System returned to ROM by power-on
> > > > Running default software
> > > >
> > > > cisco Cat6k-MSFC (R5000) processor with 114688K/16384K bytes of
> > > > memory.
> > > > Processor board ID SAD04130DSF
> > > > R5000 CPU at 200Mhz, Implementation 35, Rev 2.1, 512KB L2 Cache
> > > > Last reset from power-on
> > > > Bridging software.
> > > > X.25 software, Version 3.0.0.
> > > > 6 Virtual Ethernet/IEEE 802.3  interface(s)
> > > > 123K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
> > > > 4096K bytes of packet SRAM memory.
> > > >
> > > > 16384K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 256K).
> > > > Configuration register is 0x102
> > > >
> > > > 6509>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ""MADMAN""  wrote in message
> > > > news:200302142058.UAA18432@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > Not real clear on your description.  You see dropped packets
> > > > on
> > > > > interfaces with nothing plugged in!?  Since you refer to the
> > > > 6500 as a
> > > > > switch I assume your running hybrid mode.  You also mention
> > > > there is an
> > > > > MSFC.  I ASSume again that your seeing drops on the L2
> > > > interface but
> > > > > with nothing plugged into it is a bit strange indeed!  Can
> > > > you send more
> > > > > info?
> > > > >
> > > > >    Dave
> > > > >
> > > > > Sam Sneed wrote:
> > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'm seeing strange things on a 6500 switch. I see dropped
> > > > pakets and int
> > > > > > errors on interfaces with no servers plugged in. These are
> > > > of signifcant
> > > > > > amounts and I believe tis causing problems.We're talking
> > > > about 800,000
> > > > in
> > > > > 24
> > > > > > hours. Does anyone have any idea on what this happens on
> > > > INT that aren't
> > > > > > even active?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > This switch has a layer3 sup1a card that does the routing
> > > > for it.
> > > > > --
> > > > > David Madland
> > > > > CCIE# 2016
> > > > > Sr. Network Engineer
> > > > > Qwest Communications
> > > > > 612-664-3367
> > > > >
> > > > > "You don't make the poor richer by making the rich poorer."
> > > > --Winston
> > > > > Churchill




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