Catalyst 6500 High Switch Proc

Florian Weimer fw at
Sat Nov 15 22:05:38 UTC 2008

* Jon Lewis:

>> I've run into a bit of a snag and I hope some folks here may be able
>> to enlighten.  From time to time I check the 'sh platform hardware
>> capacity' command on our Catalyst 6509s and have noticed this item:

MSFC/PFC version is also relevant.

> 5000 lines for ACL?  I don't have any experience with ACLs of that
> size, but it sounds like a possible problem.

Yes, but it should be doable.  I don't know the commands for the
current IOS releases, but "show tcam" (including "show tcam detail")
and "show fm interface" were quite helpful for designing ACLs for
efficient processing.

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