[rescue] Cisco 5000 parts
james at jdfogg.com
Tue May 4 15:13:43 CDT 2004
> >You'll need at least one power supply and a Supervisor card. The
> >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).
> I already have the AC power supply in, and a Supervisor III card (part #
> Do you have a RSP? I was wondering how that works.. It looks like I
> have CatalystOS on my Supervisor card. Does IOS run on the RSP? Do you
> know of any how-to sites for this switch platform? I've been wading
> through cisco's site but there is just so much stuff its hard to find
> what is useful and whats not.
In all my life I've never set up an RSP. By the time I got to play with big
iron Cisco used MSFC's. In MSFC-land, the MSFC can run a specific version of
IOS for MSFC's (hybrid mode) or you can use CatOS in native mode and do all
your layer 3 stuff in CatOS.
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