Catalyst Supervisor Engine 32 PISA IOS System Message Guide, 12.2ZY
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Related Documentation


Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of this publication, and provides information on how to obtain related documentation.


This publication is for experienced network administrators who are responsible for configuring and maintaining Catalyst 6500 series switches that are configured with the Supervisor Engine 32 and the Programmable Intelligent Services Adapter (PISA).


The major sections of this publication are as follows:



System Message Overview

Describes how to read a system or error message.


Messages and Recovery Procedures

Contains the message descriptions and recovery procedures.

Related Documentation

The following publications are available for the Catalyst 6500 series switches:

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Module Installation Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Command Reference

Catalyst Supervisor Engine 32 PISA IOS Software Configuration Guide, 12.2ZYA

Release Notes for the Catalyst 6500 Series Switches IOS Release 12.2ZYA

Cisco IOS Configuration Guides and Command References

For information about MIBs, refer to:

For Cisco IOS system messages not contained in this publication, refer to the following Cisco IOS documentation:

System Messages for 12.2S


This document uses the following conventions:


boldface font

Commands, command options, and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

[   ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{ x | y | z }

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars. Braces can also be used to group keywords and/or aguments; for example, {interface interface type}.

[ x | y | z ]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.


A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.


The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control—for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

<   >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords are in angle brackets.

[   ]

Default responses to system prompts are in square brackets.

!, #

An exclamation point (!) or a pound sign (#) at the beginning of a line of code indicates a comment line.

Notes use the following conventions:

Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the publication.

Cautions use the following conventions:

Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

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