[rescue] Cisco 5000 parts
james at jdfogg.com
Tue May 4 13:29:58 CDT 2004
> I just acquired a Cisco Catalyst 5000. I think this was the popular
> layer2/3 switch back in the late 90s and is now way past EOL. I have a
> 5-slot chassis, was wondering if anyone has or knows of some modules for
> it. I'd like to get my hands on ethernet or FDDI cards for it, cheap.
There is so much for this that shows up on ebay. I have one and love it.
You'll need at least one power supply and a Supervisor card. The Supervisor
is where the brains live. Then you need port cards (pick a topology, I think
everything but Arcnet is supported). If you want layer 3 you'll need an RSP
(route switch processor).
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