A timing compatibility issue was discovered on MEM-C6K-ATA-1-64M PCMCIA ATA Flash cards from a specific vendor when combined with the Catalyst 6500/7600 Supervisor2.
Customers may find that the MEM-C6K-ATA-1-64M= from a certain vendor, when used in combination with a Catalyst 6500/7600 Supervisor2, cannot access the flash card for normal read/write operations.
This specific memory has been disqualified and is no longer being used on the Catalyst 6K line, and has been superseded with a new qualified memory component. Please use the standard RMA process for replacements.
When trying to boot from the ATA flash card, customers may see a scenario similar to one of the following:
Or, on a redundant Supervisor:
No workaround. Please replace via standard RMA process.
To follow the bug ID link below and see detailed bug information, you must be a registered customer and you must be logged in.
Looking at the back of the card as shown below, if one of the following specific part numbers are showing in the area highlighted by the blue box, then the card is eligible for replacement:
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