Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware Installation Guide
Migrating to Generation 3 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules
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Migrating to Generation 3 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules

Table Of Contents

Migrating to Generation 3 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules

Overview

Usage Guidelines

Before You Begin Upgrading the MDS 9513 Director

Migration Procedures for the MDS 9513 Director

Installing the MDS 9000 4/44-Port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Module

Installing MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Running Cisco SAN-OS 3.x

Installing MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Installing MDS 9000 24-Port or 48-Port 8-Gbps Modules

Installing the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Activating Higher Bandwidth by Reloading the Switch

Installing the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Activating Higher Bandwidth by Powering Down the Switch

Migration Procedure for the MDS 9509 Director and MDS 9506 Director


Migrating to Generation 3 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules


This appendix describes the tasks associated with readying the MDS 9500 Series to support Generation 3 8-Gbps Fibre Channel switching modules. It presents an overview of the Generation 3 8-Gbps modules, provides usage guidelines for the modules, and describes three procedures for migrating hardware and upgrading software to enable use of these modules in an MDS 9513 Director.

This appendix includes the following sections:

Overview

Usage Guidelines

Before You Begin Upgrading the MDS 9513 Director

Migration Procedures for the MDS 9513 Director

Migration Procedure for the MDS 9509 Director and MDS 9506 Director

Overview

Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.1(1b) supports the following Generation 3 8-Gbps modules:

MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Fibre Channel module (DS-X9248-48K9)

MDS 9000 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel module (DS-X9224-96K9)

MDS 9000 48-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel module (DS-X9248-96K9)

In addition, Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.1(1b) supports two fabric modules, which are also known as crossbar modules, for the MDS 9513 Director:

MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module, DS-13SLT-FAB2

MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module, DS-13SLT-FAB1

The MDS 9513 Director requires Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later and the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules to support the MDS 9000 48-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel module and the MDS 9000 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel module. Two MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules can double the active backplane bandwidth of the MDS 9513 Director to 192-Gbps full duplex per slot when used in conjunction with these two Generation 3 modules.

The MDS 9513 Director requires Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later, but does not require the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules to support the MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-optimized Fibre Channel module.

The MDS 9509 Director and the MDS 9506 Director also support the Generation 3 8-Gbps modules. The switches require Supervisor-2 modules and Cisco MDS NX-OS 4.1(1b) to support the Generation 3 8-Gbps modules.


Note To upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) from SAN-OS Release 3.2(3a) or earlier, first upgrade to SAN-OS Release 3.3(1x) and then upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b).


Usage Guidelines

In preparation for using the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module and the Generation 3 8-Gbps modules in an MDS 9513 Director, be aware of the following usage guidelines:

Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.x supports the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module.

Until you upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later and reload the switch, a MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module functions like a MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module.

You cannot use any Generation 3 8-Gbps module in a MDS 9513 Director, MDS 9509 Director, or MDS 9506 Director until you upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later.

Supervisor-2 modules are required for the MDS 9509 Director and the MDS 9506 Director to support any Generation 3 8-Gbps module.

You must do the following to enable the increased bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules:

Upgrade from Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.x to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later.

Migrate the existing MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules in the MDS 9513 chassis to MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

Reload the switch to enable the increased bandwidth.

If you install just one MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module, the active slot bandwidth of MDS 9513 Director is 96-Gbps full duplex.

Once you upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later and reload the switch, a downgrade to Cisco SAN-OS release 3.x will be disruptive. Following the downgrade, the Generation 3 8-Gbps modules in the switch will not power up.

Table A-1 lists the types of Generation 3 modules that the MDS 9513 Director supports.

Table B-1 Module Support Matrix for the MDS 9513 Director

Generation 3 Module
Fabric Module
Software Release

MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized module,
DS-X9248-48K9

MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module or MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module

Cisco NX-OS 4.1(1b)

MDS 9000 48-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel module,
DS-X9248-96K9

MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module

Cisco NX-OS 4.1(1b)

MDS 9000 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel module,
DS-X9224-96K9

MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module

Cisco NX-OS 4.1(1b)


Before You Begin Upgrading the MDS 9513 Director

The sections that follow present three procedures for readying an MDS 9513 Director to support the Generation 3 8-Gbps modules. Before you begin one of these procedures, do the following:

1. Review the steps involved in each procedure, and then choose the one that best fits your business needs. In particular, decide which of the following you want to do:

Install the MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized module and retain the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module in the switch.

Install the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules and continue to run Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x software in preparation for use of a Generation 3 module at a later time.

Install the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules for immediate use of any Generation 3 module.

Your choice will determine which procedure you should follow.

2. Observe the following differences in the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 and MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules:

The MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module, DS-13SLT-FAB1, has a light blue surface above the top-most captive screw on the front of the module.

The MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module, DS-13SLT-FAB2, has a light pink surface above the top-most captive screw on the front of the module.

3. Examine the slots for the fabric modules at the rear of the MDS 9513 chassis. The left slot is marked Fabric 1 and the right slot is marked Fabric 2. The slot name does not have any meaning in terms of which fabric module can be installed in it. The MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module, DS-13SLT-FAB2, can be installed in either slot, and the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module DS-13SLT-FAB1, can be installed in either slot.

Migration Procedures for the MDS 9513 Director

This section presents three procedures for migrating your hardware and upgrading your software in the MDS 9513 to make it ready for the Generation 8-Gbps modules. Each procedure lists the tasks involved and the benefits of the particular procedure.

Installing the MDS 9000 4/44-Port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Module

This procedure allows you to start using an 8-Gbps module, without replacing the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules in the switch. The procedure consists of the following tasks:

Upgrade the MDS 9513 Director to Cisco NX-OS 4.1(1b).

Install the MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized module.

This procedure offers the following benefits:

There is no service disruption. The upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later is nondisruptive.

You immediately realize the benefit of the faster 8-Gbps port speed.

To nondisruptively upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later, and install the MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized module, follow these steps:


Step 1 Connect a PC to the console port on the active supervisor module and log in to the switch.

Step 2 Verify that the MDS 9513 Director is running Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.x by entering the show version command at the command line.

This example shows the output of the show version command:
switch# show version
Cisco Storage Area Networking Operating System (SAN-OS) Software
TAC support: http://www.cisco.com/tac
Copyright (c) 2002-2006, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
The copyrights to certain works contained herein are owned by
other third parties and are used and distributed under license.
Some parts of this software may be covered under the GNU Public
License or the GNU Lesser General Public License. A copy of
each such license is available at
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html and
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html
Software
BIOS: version 1.1.0
loader: version 1.2(2)
kickstart: version 3.0(3) [gdb]
system: version 3.0(3) [gdb]

BIOS compile time: 10/24/03
kickstart image file is: bootflash:///boot-3.0.3
kickstart compile time: 9/15/2006 10:00:00 [10/02/2006 06:26:25]
system image file is: bootflash:///isan-3.0.3
system compile time: 9/15/2006 10:00:00 [10/02/2006 06:45:25]

Step 3 Upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later. Refer to the upgrade procedure described in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide.

Step 4 Verify that the switch is running Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later by entering the show version command.

This example shows the output of the show version command:

switch# show version
Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software
TAC support: http://www.cisco.com/tac
Copyright (c) 2002-2008, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
The copyrights to certain works contained herein are owned by
other third parties and are used and distributed under license.
Some parts of this software are covered under the GNU Public
License. A copy of the license is available at
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html.
Software
  BIOS:      version 1.0.7
  loader:    version N/A
  kickstart: version 4.2(1)
  system:    version 4.2(1)
  BIOS compile time:       08/26/08
  kickstart image file is: bootflash:/bootimage
  kickstart compile time:  10/12/2020 25:00:00 [09/06/2008 01:36:07]
  system image file is:    bootflash:/isanimage
  system compile time:     8/22/2008 0:00:00 [09/06/2008 02:48:50]
Hardware
  cisco MDS 9513 (13 Slot) Chassis ("Supervisor/Fabric-2")
  Motorola, 7447A, altivec  with 1032472 kB of memory.
  Processor Board ID JAE1217FOFI
Device name: sw5-qa01
  bootflash:    1023120 kB
  slot0:         511664 kB (expansion flash)
Kernel uptime is 1 day(s), 9 hour(s), 12 minute(s), 4 second(s)
Last reset at 518531 usecs after  Sun Sep  7 01:29:37 2008
Reason: Reset triggered due to Switchover Request by User
  System version: 4.2(1)
  Service:

Step 5 Install the MDS 9000 4/44-port 8-Gbps Host-Optimized Fibre Channel module.

Step 6 Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide or the Cisco Fabric Manager Fundamentals Configuration Guide for information on how to configure the module.


Installing MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Running Cisco SAN-OS 3.x

This procedure allows you to prepare your switch for the future installation of an MDS 48-port 8-Gbps module or an MDS 9000 24-port 8-Gbps module. The procedure consists of the following tasks:

Replace the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules with MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

This procedure offers the following benefits:

There is no service disruption. The installation of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules is nondisruptive, and you can continue running Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.x.

You have completed the MDS 9513 hardware upgrade.

You can schedule time for proceeding with the software upgrade and the installation of Generation 3 modules at a later time.

To nondisruptively remove a MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module from the Cisco MDS 9513 Director and replace it with a MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module, follow these steps:


Step 1 Connect a PC to the console port on the active supervisor module and log in to the switch.

Step 2 Enter the show module command to determine which supervisor and its associated fabric module are in active mode.

The supervisor module in slot 7 is associated with the fabric module in the Fabric 1 slot and the supervisor module in slot 8 is associated with the fabric module in the Fabric 2 slot.

The following example shows the output of the show module command, which indicates that the supervisor in slot 7 is active and the supervisor in slot 8 is in standby mode.

switch# show module
Mod  Ports  Module-Type                      Model              Status
---  -----  -------------------------------- ------------------ ------------

7    0      Supervisor/Fabric-2              DS-X9530-SF2-K9    active*
8    0      Supervisor/Fabric-2              DS-X9530-SF2-K9    ha-stanby

Step 3 If the supervisor module in slot 7 is active, shut down the standby supervisor and fabric module by entering the out-of-service xbar 2 command.

The following example shows how to shut down the standby supervisor and associated fabric module in slot 2.

switch# out-of-service xbar 2

Step 4 If the supervisor module in slot 8 is active, shut down the standby supervisor and fabric module by entering the out-of-service xbar 1 command.

The following example shows the output of the show module command and then shows how to shut down the standby supervisor (in slot 7) and its associated fabric module in the Fabric 1 slot.

switch# show module
Mod  Ports  Module-Type                      Model              Status
---  -----  -------------------------------- ------------------ ------------

7    0      Supervisor/Fabric-2              DS-X9530-SF2-K9    ha-standby
8    0      Supervisor/Fabric-2              DS-X9530-SF2-K9    active *

switch# out-of-service xbar 1

Step 5 Enter the show module xbar command to verify that the standby supervisor module is powered down.

Step 6 Attach a ESD wrist strap according to the instructions in the section "Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage" section on page 2-19.

Step 7 Confirm that the LED light is red, which indicates that the module is powered off, and then loosen the two captive screws on the module being removed.

Step 8 Remove the module from the chassis as follows:

a. Place your thumbs on the top and bottom ejector levers and simultaneously rotate the levers outward to unseat the module from the midplane connector. (See Figure B-1)

b. Hold the front edge of the module and slide the module partially out of the slot. Do not touch the module circuitry.

Figure B-1 Captive Screws and Ejector Levers on the Fabric Module

1

Captive screws

2

Ejector levers

3

Fabric slot 1 label

4

Fabric slot 2 label

5

Power LEDs

   

Step 9 Place the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 module on an antistatic surface.

Step 10 On the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module to be installed, ensure that the ejector levers are completely open.

Step 11 Position the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module in the chassis as follows:

a. Position the module in the empty slot. Ensure that you align the sides of the module carrier with the slot guides on each side of the slot.

b. Slide the module carefully into the slot until the EMI gasket along the top edge of the module contacts the module in the slot above it and both ejector levers close to approximately 45 degrees with respect to the front of the module. (See Figure B-2.)

Figure B-2 Installing a Fabric Module

c. Grasp the two ejector levers using the thumb and forefinger of each hand, and press down to create a small 0.040-inch (1-mm) gap between the module's EMI gasket and the module above it.


Caution Do not press down too forcefully on the levers because they can bend.

d. While pressing down, simultaneously close the top and bottom ejector levers to completely seat the module in the midplane connector. The ejector levers are completely closed when they are flush with the front of the module.


Note Ensure that the ejector levers are completely closed before tightening the captive screws. Failure to completely seat the module in the backplane connector can result in error messages.


e. Tighten the two captive screws on the module until they are finger tight.

Step 12 Verify that the LED light on the front of the module is green. The light should come on within five seconds of the module being inserted. If it does not, check to see if the module is seated correctly in the slot.

Step 13 Enter the system switchover command to put the other supervisor in active mode.

Step 14 Move the console cable to the console port on the active supervisor.

Step 15 Enter the show module command to confirm which supervisor module is active.

Step 16 Enter the out-of-service xbar slot command (where slot refers to the external fabric module slot number) to shut down the standby supervisor

Step 17 Remove the out-of-service fabric module and install a MDS 9513 Fabric 2 module by repeating steps 7 through 12.

Step 18 After you have replaced both MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules, enter the show module xbar command to verify that the system can detect the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules and that their status is ok.

This example shows the output of the show module xbar command:

switch# show module xbar
Xbar Ports  Module-Type                      Model              Status
---  -----  -------------------------------- ------------------ ------------
1    0      Fabric Module 2                  DS-13SLT-FAB2      ok
2    0      Fabric Module 2                  DS-13SLT-FAB2      ok
 
Xbar Sw              Hw      World-Wide-Name(s) (WWN)
---  --------------  ------  --------------------------------------------------
1    NA              2.0     --                                                 
2    NA              2.0     -- 

Xbar MAC-Address(es)                         Serial-Num
---  --------------------------------------  ----------
1    NA                                      JAF1207ARRS
2    NA                                      JAE1212BPR0
 
* this terminal session 
switch# 


The MDS 9513 Director with the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules should function as it did prior to the migration procedure. Until you upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later and reload the switch, the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules function like MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules.

Installing MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Installing MDS 9000 24-Port or 48-Port 8-Gbps Modules

This procedure allows you to install the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules and activate the increased backplane bandwidth of the MDS 9513 Director. The procedure consists of the following tasks:

Upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later. This is a nondisruptive procedure.

Replace the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules with MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

Install the MDS 9000 48-port or 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel modules.

Activate the higher bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

This procedure offers the following benefits:

You double the active backplane bandwidth to 192-Gbps full duplex per slot on the MDS 9513 Director once you activate the increased bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules through a reload or power cycle.

You simplify the migration process if you choose to power down the switch and install all the hardware modules at one time.

Activating the higher bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules can occur in one of two ways:

You can enter the reload command after a nondisruptive installation of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

You can power down the switch, install the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules, and then power up the switch.

Both methods are disruptive. The latter method is a best practice because it requires fewer steps. Depending on which method you choose, follow the instructions in either the "Installing the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Activating Higher Bandwidth by Reloading the Switch" section or in the "Installing the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Activating Higher Bandwidth by Powering Down the Switch" section.

Installing the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Activating Higher Bandwidth by Reloading the Switch

Figure B-3 shows the process flow that occurs when you reload the switch to activate the higher bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

Figure B-3 Strategy 2: Migration Process Flow

To reload the switch to activate the increased bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules, follow these steps:


Step 1 Upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later. Refer to the upgrade procedure described in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide or the Cisco Fabric Manager Fundamentals Configuration Guide. .

Step 2 Verify that the switch is running Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later by entering the show version command.

Step 3 Enter the copy running-config startup-config command to save a copy of the current switch configuration.

Step 4 Check the type of fabric modules that are present in the chassis by entering the show module xbar command.

Step 5 If there are MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules in the chassis, replace them according to the instructions in the"Installing MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Running Cisco SAN-OS 3.x" section.

Step 6 Enter the show hardware fabric-mode command to display information about Generation 3 module support.

The following example shows the output of the show hardware fabric-mode command, which indicates that support for the MDS 9000 48-port and 24-port 8-Gbps Generation 3 modules has not been enabled for the switch:

switch# show hardware fabric-mode 
Fabric mode supports only one configuration of Gen3 Linecards - 4/44 Host-Optimized 8G FC 
Linecard.
switch#
Failure message for Gen3 cards for fabric2 in the above fabric-mode:switch# 2008 Jul 24 
10:27:58 switch %XBAR-2-INCOMPATIBLE_CONFIG: Fabric mode does not support linecard in slot 
4 . Please reload the switch to support 24-port and 48-port 8G FC linecards.

Step 7 Enter the reload command to enable the increased bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules.

Step 8 When the switch comes back up, install the MDS 9000 48-port or 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel modules.

Step 9 Enter the show hardware fabric-mode command to verify that increased bandwidth capabilities are activated.

The following example shows the output of the show hardware fabric-mode command, and indicates that support for the MDS 9000 48-port and 24-port 8-Gbps Generation 3 modules has been activated:

switch# show hardware fabric-mode
Fabric mode supports Gen3 and above linecards.
switch#

Step 10 Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide or the Cisco Fabric Manager Fundamentals Configuration Guide for information on how to configure the MDS 9000 48-port or 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel modules.


Installing the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Activating Higher Bandwidth by Powering Down the Switch

To power down the switch to activate the increased bandwidth capabilities of the MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules, follow these steps:


Step 1 Upgrade to Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later. Refer to the upgrade procedure described in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide.

Step 2 Verify that the switch is running Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later by entering the show version command.

Step 3 Enter the copy running-config startup-config command to save a copy of the current switch configuration.

Step 4 Power down the switch by turning the power supply switch at the rear of the power supply counterclockwise to the off position on both power supplies.

Step 5 Remove the MDS 9513 Fabric 1 modules and replace them with MDS 9513 Fabric 2 modules. See steps 5 through 10 in the "Installing MDS 9513 Fabric 2 Modules and Running Cisco SAN-OS 3.x" section.

Step 6 Install the MDS 9000 48-port or 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel modules.

Step 7 Power up the switch by turning the power supply switch at the rear of the power supply clockwise to the on position on both power supplies.

Step 8 Enter the show hardware fabric-mode command to verify that increased bandwidth capabilities are activated:

The following example shows the output of the show hardware fabric-mode command, and indicates that support for the MDS 9000 48-port and 24-port 8-Gbps Generation 3 modules has been activated.

switch# show hardware fabric-mode
Fabric mode supports Gen3 and above linecards.
switch#

Step 9 Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide or the Cisco Fabric Manager Fundamentals Configuration Guide for information on how to configure the MDS 9000 48-port or 24-port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel modules.


Migration Procedure for the MDS 9509 Director and MDS 9506 Director


Note Do not upgrade to NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) or later if a Supervisor-1 module is installed.


To use any Generation 3 8-Gbps module in an MDS 9509 Director or MDS 9506 Director, follow these steps:


Step 1 Log in to the switch.

Step 2 Verify that the switch is running Cisco NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) by entering the show version command.
If the switch has NX-OS Release 4.x or higher installed, then Supervisor-2 module is already installed on the switch. Skip to step 7 to install any Generation 3 8-Gbps module.

Step 3 Enter the show module command to determine which supervisor module is in active mode and which is in standby module. Supervisor modules are installed in slot 5 and slot 6 on the MDS 9509 Director and MDS 9506 Director.

The following example shows the output of the show module command:

switch# show module
Mod  Ports  Module-Type                      Model              Status
---  -----  -------------------------------- ------------------ ------------
4    22     4x1GE IPS, 18x1/2/4Gbps FC Modul DS-X9304-18K9      ok
5    0      Supervisor/Fabric-1              DS-X9530-SF1-K9    active *
6    0      Supervisor/Fabric-1              DS-X9530-SF1-K9    ha-standby

Mod  Sw              Hw      World-Wide-Name(s) (WWN)
---  --------------  ------  --------------------------------------------------
4    4.1(0.182)      0.304   20:c1:00:05:30:00:a7:9e to 20:d2:00:05:30:00:a7:9e
5    4.1(0.182)      4.0     --
6    4.1(0.182)      0.0     --

Mod  MAC-Address(es)                         Serial-Num
---  --------------------------------------  ----------
4    00-19-56-be-65-d0 to 00-19-56-be-65-d8  JAB1107027K
5    00-0c-30-0d-2b-b8 to 00-0c-30-0d-2b-bc  JAB074004VE
6    00-05-30-00-52-f2 to 00-05-30-00-52-f6  NA

Step 4 If the switch has Supervisor-1 modules installed, remove the modules according to the instructions in the "Removing Supervisor Modules" section on page 2-39. If the switch has Supervisor-2 modules installed, then skip to Step 6.

Step 5 Install Supervisor-2 modules according to the instructions in the "Installing Supervisor Modules" section on page 2-40. Refer to the Migrating from Supervisor-1 Modules to Supervisor-2 Modules procedure described in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide.

Step 6 Upgrade to Cisco NX-OS 4.1(1b). Refer to the upgrade procedure described in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide.

Step 7 Install any Generation 3 8-Gbps module.

Step 8 Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Interfaces Configuration Guide or the Cisco Fabric Manager Interfaces Configuration Guide for information on how to configure a Generation 3 8-Gbps module.