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Cisco 6400 Series Broadband Aggregators

Field Notice: Cisco IOS Release 12.1(1)DB and 12.1(1)DC Cisco 6400 NRP/NSP Image Deferral


Updated August 30, 2000

August 11, 2000


Products Affected

Product

Comments

Cisco IOS Release 12.1(1)DB

Software Release for the Cisco 6400 NSP and the NSP with Stratum 3/BITS (NSP-S3B).

Cisco IOS Release 12.1(1)DC

Software Release for the Cisco 6400 NRP

Problem Description

Cisco IOS® Software Releases 12.1(1)DB and 12.1(1)DC are being replaced with 12.1(1)DB1 and 12.1(1)DC1.

Background

DDTS detailed below prompted the deferral of the images.

Cisco recommends that Cisco IOS Release 12.1(1) DB1 is used concurrently with Cisco IOS Release 12.1(1) DC1 for the Cisco 6400 node route processor (NRP).

Problem Symptoms

See the DDTS section of this document.

Workaround/Solution

No Workaround.

Cisco has removed the affected images from CCO and new orders as of August 8, 2000.

Use Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(1)DB1 and 12.1(1)DC1 images for the Cisco 6400 NSP and NRP.

Upgrade both NSP and NRP:

  • NSP to 12.1(1)DB1 and

  • NRP to 12.1(1)DC1

  • 12.1(1)DC1 and 12.1(1)DB1 must operate concurrently.

Solution for Cisco IOS 12.1DB and 12.1DC

IOS Major Release

IOS Maintenance Release

IOS Images

Availability

12.1DB

12.1(1)DB1

c6400-*-mz

CCO - August 7, 2000

12.1DC

12.1(1)DC1

c6400-*-mz

CCO - August 7, 2000

DDTS

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DDTS

Description

CSCdr88996 - Reason for Deferring 12.1(1)DB. Fixed in 12.1(1)DB1 and 12.1(1)DC1

PPPoA/L2TP: NRP exhibits memory leak with 1700/300 sess/tunnels

CSCdp42210 - Maintenance fix integrated in 12.1(1)DC1

NSP PAMMBOX buffer low when 3NRP reboot, vpi/vci reset to 0

CSCdr69573 -Maintenance fix integrated in 12.1(1)DC1

NSP PAMMBOX buffer low when 3NRP reboot, vpi/vci reset to 0

CSCdr60236 Reason for Deferring 12.1(1)DC

RBE does not process packets queued to process level with FCS set

Cisco IOS Versions Affected

Affected Cisco IOS Images

IOS Major Release

IOS Maintenance Release

IOS Images

12.1DB

12.1(1)DB

c6400-*-mz

12.1DC

12.1(1)DC

c6400-*-mz

How To Upgrade Software

Obtaining Maintenance Solution

To obtain the next maintenance releases, refer to the Software Downloading from CCO via World Wide Web (registered customers only)

Installation Procedure

To upgrade software, refer to Software Upgrade Procedures (registered customers only) .

For More Information

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