About the Broadcom Shell
The Cisco Nexus 9000 Series device front panel and fabric module line cards contain Broadcom Network Forwarding Engines (NFE). The number of NFEs varies depending upon the specific model of the front panel line card (LC) or the fabric module (FM).
The following sections describe how you can access the command-line shell (bcm-shell) and how to read from these NFEs.
Guidelines and Limitations
Using the Broadcom Shell has the following guideline and limitation:
You can access and read information from the T2 ASICs without any limitations. However, Cisco does not recommend that you change the settings of the T2 configuration. Use caution when accessing the Broadcom Shell.