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Cisco Catalyst 5000 Series Switches

Catalyst 5000 Series Software Version 3.1(2): Recursive Telnet


February 25, 1998



Products Affected

Catalyst 5000 Series switches running Software Release 3.1(2).

Note:? A small number of customers obtained this software before it was removed from CCO and replaced with release 3.1(2a), which corrects this defect.

Bug Details

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Watchdog Timeout NMI, (tel_recv + 0x5d8) routine.

Problem Symptoms

Customers may experience an interrupt exception, "Watchdog Timeout NMI," when performing the following series of events:

  1. Telnet to Catalyst 5000 Series Switch running Software Release 3.1(2).

  2. From the current Telnet session, Telnet to another device.

  3. The new Telnet device does not exist or does not respond.

  4. The user hits any character other than [CNTL]-C.

Workaround/Solution

This problem has been resolved in Catalyst 5000 Series Software Release 3.1(2a), which is available immediately via the CCO Software Center.

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