Network OS Administration Guide

Supporting Network OS 6.0.1a

Part Number: 53-1003768-04

Modular platform basics

The Brocade VDX 8770 platform features two redundant management modules, three or six switch fabric modules, and four or eight line cards depending on the switch model. The Brocade VDX 8770-4 supports four line cards and the Brocade VDX 8770-8 supports eight line cards.

The following table lists the modules supported on each platform.

Table 5 Modules supported on the Brocade VDX 8770 platform

Type

MM

Module ID

Slot numbers

VDX 8770-4

Slot numbers

VDX 8770-8

Description

0x70 = 112

M1, M2

M1, M2

Management module (an 8-core 1.5-GHz Control Processor)

SFM

0x71 = 113

S1 - S3

S1 - S6

Switch fabric module (core blade)

LC48X10G

0x72 = 114

L1 - L4

L1 - L8

48-port 10-GbE line card

LC12X40G

0x7F = 127

L1 - L4

L1 - L8

12-port 40-GbE line card

LC48X1G

0x83 = 131

L1 - L4

L1 - L8

48-port 1-GbE line card

LC48X10G-T

0x97 = 151

L1 - L4

L1 - L8

48-port 10 Gbps Base-T line card

LC27X40G

0x96 = 150

L1 - L4

L1 - L8

27-port 40-GbE line card

LC6X100G

0x95 = 149

L1 - L4

L1 - L8

6-port 100-GbE line card