nsp at rhanssen
Jul 31, 2012, 1:53 PM
Post #2 of 2
just open both and look for the difference. ;)
There is some (plugable) tiny additional chip on those with Layer3 Support.
No idea if you can buy them seperately, but we got one from our dealer
several years ago for testing the Layer3 features.
> I have two -PREM FESX424s that we picked up used. If I try to load an L3
> image from another -PREM FESX424 we have, but I get an error that it is
> incompatible. It seems there is a an optional ASIC required that does
> appear to be physically installed on both newer switches.
> One thing I noticed is that on the existing FESX I am copying the image
> from, show ver includes output:
> P-ASIC 0: type 00D1, rev D2 subrev 00
> P-ASIC 1: type 00D1, rev D2 subrev 00
> However on the newer switches, those lines do not appear.
> Any thoughts? I don't consider myself a Foundry/Brocade "expert".
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