RE: CATOS To IOS Conversion on Catalyst 6509 [7:98772] posted 04/26/2005
- Subject: RE: CATOS To IOS Conversion on Catalyst 6509 [7:98772]
- From: "andy reynolds" <nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 02:24:39 -0400
I've been running it on MSFC2's for 3 months on 2 switches with no problems.
I did however have some issues with the conversion and needed to format the
flash after squeezing to get the image to work on one switch. I found that
having a spare image on the PCMCIA flash got me out of trouble when I
confused myself (Not a difficult thing for me to do) over flash and
bootflash, then couldn't get the thing to fire on anything other than
To state the obvious. make sure you have adequate memory, and you convert
one supi' at a time
> Hello All:
> I will be upgrading our Catalyst 6509 Supervisor2
> modules to the newer Supervisor 720 modules. This
> is our core router that connects to HP Procurve
> switches at the access layer using VLANs.
> I would like to convert from hybrid to native mode.
> Is the Cat6509 IOS ready for prime time?
> Any issues or gotchas? Is the IOS code buggy?
> What do I have to watch out for?
> Thanks for any inputs from folks who have gone
> through this.
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