Revised November 20, 2006
June 17, 2003
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ONS Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) software release 4.0
An issue exists where digital signal level one (DS1) ports provisioned to use Extended Super Frame (ESF) framing automatically reset if they experience a temporary loss of frame (LOF).
An outage can occur for the duration that both a working and protect DS1 card are in the reset state .
Specifically, toggling to D4 and then ESF framing on a test set or a marginal DS1 signal coming from external equipment can trigger the automatic reset. If the DS1 card or XTC card on a 15327 is a part of a protection group, the protect card will become active and may also reboot due to another transient LOF.
This issue is limited to release 4.0 only.
This issue is only seen in software release 4.0 on ONS15454 and ONS15327 network elements with DS1 ports provisioned for ESF framing.
The active DS1 card or active XTC card will reboot. If the DS1 card or XTC card is a part of a protection group, the protect card will become active and may also reboot on another temporary LOF.
Provision all ports and external DS1 equipment for D4 framing. This applies to both the ONS15454 and the ONS15327.
Download and apply the 4.0.1 maintenance release. This is available for download from the Cisco ONS 15454 Software page (registered customers only) .
To follow the bug ID link below and see detailed bug information, you must be a registered user and you must be logged in.
CSCea78368 (registered customers only)
DS1 card rebooted after injection and clearing of Loss of Frame
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