Revised September 06, 2005
August 01, 2005
7970 - CP-7970G
Loaded with 6.0(3)
7970 - CP-7971G-GE
Loaded with 6.0(3)
After upgrading to 6.0(3), the phone will boot and after 15 - 30 seconds and the switch will drop power to the port. The phone will continually boot up, then lose power.
Note: This problem may appear regardless of whether the CP-7970G or CP-7971G-GE is using proprietary Power Over Ethernet or standards-based 802.3af.
The CP-7970G or CP-7971G-GE must be running 6.0(3) and running on inline power when connected to various combinations of OS, platforms and blades. The IP Phone with 6.0(3) loaded and connected to a switch does not advertise its power consumption values in Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP).
If your CP-7970G or CP-7971G-GE is not exhibiting power-up problems, there is no need to implement the workarounds noted below.
The CP-7970G or CP-7971G-GE will be stuck in power-on, power-off loop every 15-30 seconds. The phone will not be usable when this state is reached.
Setting static power to 7 watts works on some combinations of OS and platforms. Set power inline mod/port static 7000. Use the command inlinepower static 7000 to set power.
If option 1 is not available, the other workaround is to power the phones with wall power using the CP-PWR-CUBE-2 or CP-PWR-CUBE-3.
In order to obtain a CP-PWR-CUBE-2 or CP-PWR-CUBE-3, contact your service partner or Cisco TAC and request a return materials authorization (RMA). Service Logistics has good inventory at this time. The standard RMA process and delivery times are in effect. Request on each CP-PWR-CUBE-2 or CP-PWR-CUBE-3 for each CP-7970G or CP-7971G-GE that is affected.
Upgrade phone software to 6.0(3)SR1. In order to accomplish this, you may have to temporarily attach a power cube model CP-PWR-CUBE-2 or CP-PWR-CUBE-3 to achieve online state.
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