[rescue] Cisco 5000 parts

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Wed May 5 09:13:49 CDT 2004

On May 4, 2004, at 4:45 PM, Mike Meredith wrote:

> On Tue, 4 May 2004 16:13:43 -0400, James wrote:
>> 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.
> I thought it was IOS-IOS or CatOS-IOS with no possibility for
> CatOS-CatOS. Mind you I'm not a router geek; the closest I get to
> CatOS/IOS is sessioning into an FWSM (damm things).
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You are correct.  No router runs CatOS.  The RSP functions like a  
router within the switch.  You can telnet to it and configure it just  
like a normal Cisco Router.

and remember: a CRAY is the only computer
that runs an endless loop in just four hours ...  --Snarfed from a forum

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