Installing and Removing a CompactFlash Memory Card
Note A CompactFlash memory card can be installed in either the DISK 0 or DISK 1 slots on the Supervisor Engine 720 faceplate, except for the 512 MB CompactFlash memory card which must be installed in the DISK 1 slot.
Installing a CompactFlash Memory Card
To install a CompactFlash memory card, follow these steps:
Step 1 Hold the CompactFlash memory card with the connector end of the card toward the slot. (See Figure 1, view a.)
Step 2 Slide the CompactFlash memory card into the slot until the device completely seats in the connector at the back of the slot and the ejector button pops out toward you. (See Figure 1, view b.)
Do not attempt to force the CompactFlash memory card fully into the slot or you could damage the connector pins. When correctly inserted, a portion of the device remains outside the slot.
Step 3 Format the CompactFlash memory card the first time that it is installed in the system. The formatting instructions are located in the software configuration guide for your system.
Removing a CompactFlash Memory Card
Do not remove the CompactFlash memory card while the access LED light is on or when CFRW diagnostics is in progress. It might corrupt the file system.
To verify the integrity of the CompactFlash memory card, run this command:
show diagnostic result module X test TestCFRW
To remove a CompactFlash memory card, follow these steps:
Step 1 Make sure that the LED on the slot is off (no operations are in progress).
Step 2 Press the ejector button to disconnect the CompactFlash memory card from the connector at the back of the slot. (See Figure 1, view c.)
Step 3 Remove the CompactFlash memory card from the slot and place it in an antistatic bag.
Figure 1 Installing and Removing a CompactFlash Memory Card
Refer to these publications for CompactFlash memory card configuration and usage information:
Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Software Configuration Guide
Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Command Reference
Catalyst 6500 Series Switch IOS Software Configuration Guide
Catalyst 6500 Series Switch IOS Command Reference
Cisco 7600 Series Router IOS Software Configuration Guide
Cisco 7600 Series Router IOS Command Reference
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