CISCO 6500 series

For those of you who are running Cisco 6500 series chassis, and are looking for upgrades it can be quite confusing.  While it’s been out awhile, the Supervisor 2T is one possible upgrade.

The Cisco Supervisor Engine 2T is supported only in the Cisco Catalyst 6500 E-Series chassis:

Somethings to keep in mind.  They must have generation 4 line cards.  LineCards will CFC’s will work, as these are newer. Modules with DFC 3 will not power up.

Linecards which are compatible:

• WS-X6908-10G-2T, WS-X6908-10G-2TXL
WS-X6824-SFP-2T, WS-X6824-SFP-2TXL
WS-X6848-SFP-2T, WS-X6848-SFP-2TXL
WS-X6848-TX-2T, WS-X6848-TX-2TXL
WS-X6816-10T-2T, WS-X6816-10T-2TXL
WS-X6816-10G-2T, WS-X6816-10G-2TXL
WS-X6904-40G-2T, WS-X6904-40G-2TXL
WS-X6704-10GE with CFC
WS-X6724-SFP with CFC
WS-X6748-SFP with CFC
WS-X6748-GE-TX with CFC
WS-X6148A-RJ-45, WS-X6148A-45AF, WS-X6148-FE-SFP, WS-X6148A-GE-TX, WS-X6148A-GE-45AF, WS-X6148E-GE-45AT

With a DFC4 or DFC4XL upgrade (WS-F6k-DFC4-A, WS-F6k-DFC4-AXL)

WS-X6704-10GE
WS-X6724-SFP
WS-X6748-SFP
WS-X6748-GE-TX

With a DFC4 or DFC4XL upgrade (WS-F6k-DFC4-E, WS-F6k-DFC4-EXL)

WS-X6716-10G-3C, WS-X6716-10G-3CXL
WS-X6716-10T-3C, WS-X6716-10T-3CXL