Field Notice: FN - 63544 CRS-16-PRP-6G/12G does not boot in XR Release 4.0.3/4.1.0 - Mandatory SMU Required
March 19, 2013
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Initial Public Release
Carrier Routing System (CRS):
Modified versions of CRS-16-PRP-6G or CRS-16-PRP-12G do not boot in IOS-XR Release 4.0.3 and 4.1.0.
A modified version of CRS-16-PRP-6G and CRS-16-PRP-12G has these changes:
- Sponge A ASIC changed to Sponge B ASIC
Modified versions of CRS-16-PRP-6G or CRS-16-PRP-12G does not boot in IOS-XR versions 4.0.3 and 4.1.0.
Here are the console logs for modified version of CRS-16-PRP-6G or CRS-16-PRP-12G without software support:
Mandatory Software Maintenance Upgrades (SMU) are required for CRS-16-PRP-6G or CRS-16-PRP-12G for IOS XR Release 4.0.3/4.1.0.
Support for the modified hardware versions of CRS-16-PRP-6G and CRS-16-PRP-12G has been integrated in IOS XR Release 4.0.4, 4.1.1 and 4.2.0.
For customers running the IOS XR Releases 4.0.3 and 4.1.0, ensure the mandatory SMUs are installed and activated.
With your cisco.com userid, go to the Software Download page for CRS and select the CRS's Product type and IOS-XR version. Refer to this table to help you make your selection for the SMU.
|CRS IOS-XR Release
CRS-PRP Half fcram channel SMU for IOS-XR 4.0.3
CRS-PRP Half fcram channel SMU for IOS-XR 4.1.0
To follow the bug ID link below and see detailed bug information, you must be a registered customer and you must be logged in.
|CSCto18714 (registered customers only)
||CRS-PRP Half fcram channel SMU for IOS-XR Release 4.0.3 and 4.1.0.
Cisco IOS Versions Affected
Cisco IOS-XR Release 4.0.3 and 4.1.0
How To Identify Hardware Levels
Refer to the images provided herein to identify the board's version and serial number location.
CRS-16-PRP-12G and CRS-16-PRP-6G= (Old version of card)
CRS-16-PRP-12G and CRS-16-PRP-6G= (New version of the card)
Here is the CLI Output for CRS-16-PRP-12G= VE card.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I know if a CRS-16-PRP-6G/CRS-16-PRP-12G is a modified version?
Q: Does the component change have any functional/performance impact on the PRP?
A: Modified versions of the CRS-16-PRP-6G/CRS-16-PRP-12G can be identified via the Assembly Part Number.
Q: Is there any component change on the CRS-8-PRP-6G/CRS-8-PRP-8G?
For More Information
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