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Release Notes for Catalyst 6500 Series and Cisco 7600 Series Communication Media Module Software Release 12.2(2)YK1

Table Of Contents

Release Notes for Catalyst 6500 Series and
Cisco 7600 Series Communication Media Module Software Release 12.2(2)YK1

Contents

System Requirements

Hardware Supported

Software Compatibility

Orderable Software Images

Feature Set

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

Caveats

Open Caveats in Release 12.2(2)YK1

Resolved Caveats in Release 12.2(2)YK1

Manual Configuration in the Absence of CMM-Specific XML Files

Related Cisco CallManager Caveats—Release 3.2(2c) and/or Earlier

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation

World Wide Web

Documentation CD-ROM

Ordering Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco.com

Technical Assistance Center

Contacting TAC by Using the Cisco TAC Website

Contacting TAC by Telephone


Release Notes for Catalyst 6500 Series and
Cisco 7600 Series Communication Media Module Software Release 12.2(2)YK1


Current Release: 12.2(2)YK1—November 14, 2002

This publication describes the features, modifications, and caveats for the Catalyst 6500 series and Cisco 7600 Series Internet Router Communication Media Module (CMM) software release 12.2(2)YK1 running Cisco IOS Release 12.1(13)E or later or Catalyst software release 7.3(1) or later.


Note For detailed installation and configuration procedures for the CMM, refer to the Catalyst 6500 Series and Cisco 7600 Series Internet Router Communication Media Module Installation and Configuration Note at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/lan/cat6000/cfgnotes/78_14107.htm



Note Except where specifically differentiated, the term "Catalyst 6500 series switches" includes both Catalyst 6500 series and Catalyst 6000 series switches.


Contents

System Requirements

Hardware Supported

Software Compatibility

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

Feature Set

Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

Caveats

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation

Obtaining Technical Assistance

System Requirements

This section describes the system requirements for the CMM software release.

Hardware Supported

The supervisor engine can have an MSFC, MSFC2, or MSFC3, but the CMM does not require one for configuration or operation.

Product Number
Product Description
Minimum
Software Version
Recommended
Software Version
IOS Release
Catalyst Release

WS-SVC-CMM

Communication Media Module

12.2(2)YK

12.2(2)YK1

12.1(13)E

7.3(1)


Software Compatibility

Software release 12.2(2)YK1 requires Cisco IOS Release 12.1(13)E or Catalyst software release 7.3(1) or later.

Orderable Software Images

Table 1 lists the software versions and applicable ordering information for the CMM software.

Table 1 Orderable Software Images 

Software Version
Filename
Orderable Product Number 1

12.2(2)YK1 image

wscmm-i6s-mz

S6CMVG3-12202YK

1 Installed on system; append with "=" for spare on floppy media.


Feature Set

Table 2 lists the supported features for the CMM interface modules in software release 12.2(2)YK1.

Table 2 CMM Interface Module Supported Features

WS-SVC-CMM-6T1 Module
WS-SVC-CMM-6E1 Module

Line code—B8ZS1 , AMI2

Line code—HDB33 , AMI

Frame format—SF4 , ESF5 with CRC6 /no CRC

Frame format—with CRC4/no CRC4

MGCP:

T1-PRI
T1-CAS E&M
7 Wink Start
T1-CAS E&M Delay Dial
Fax Pass-through
Cisco Fax Relay
Modem Pass-through
Music on Hold
DTMF8
, 9 Relay
G711 codec (sampling size: 10, 20, and 30 ms)
G729 codec (sampling size: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60 ms)

MGCP:

E1-PRI
Fax Pass-through
Cisco Fax Relay
DTMF Relay
Modem Pass-through
Music on Hold
G711 codec (sampling size: 10, 20, and 30 ms)
G729 codec (sampling size: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60 ms)

1 B8ZS = binary 8-zero substitution

2 AMI = alternate mark inversion

3 HDB3 = high-density bipolar with three zeros

4 SF = super framing

5 ESF = extended super framing

6 CRC = cyclic redundancy check

7 E&M = ear and mouth

8 DTMF = Dual Tone Multi-Frequency

9 DTMF is supported; DTMF/MF is not supported


Usage Guidelines and Restrictions

This section provides usage guidelines and restrictions for the CMM.

The recommended VAD setting for the CMM is off.

Caveats

These sections describe the following release caveats:

Open Caveats in Release 12.2(2)YK1

Resolved Caveats in Release 12.2(2)YK1

Manual Configuration in the Absence of CMM-Specific XML Files

Related Cisco CallManager Caveats—Release 3.2(2c) and/or Earlier

Open Caveats in Release 12.2(2)YK1

This section describes the known limitations that exist in CMM software release 12.2(2)YK1.

After a reload with the MGCP (XML) configuration download enabled, there might be a Warning on the Console saying "Warning: Primary line clock source is not operational." Actually, the clock source line primary is configured by MGCP (XML) configuration download before and after a reload. (CSCdy33340)

There might be a problem when fax pass-through is configured but only when a fax or modem is in close proximity to an IP or PSTN phone. Once a call is established through the gateway, one-way audio can be triggered if either the IP phone or the PSTN phone is in close proximity to an audible fax or modem. Fax or modem tones induced into the line through the handset or speakers can trigger a PCM_SWITCHOVER resulting in one-way audio from the PSTN side.

Workaround: Increase the distance between the phone and the fax/modem, or reduce the fax/modem volume. (CSCdz14789)

There is a problem with voice activity detection (VAD) or silence suppression when these are enabled on G.729 calls only. A delay will occur on the 7935 Polycom phone with some of the T1 (CAS/PRI) or E1 (PRI) voice calls. The delay is heard in only one direction from the PSTN to the 7935 Polycom phone. The delay problem occurs with varying amounts of delay. If you experience this problem, the workaround is to turn off VAD. (CSCdz19171)

Resolved Caveats in Release 12.2(2)YK1

This section describes the resolved caveats in CMM software release 12.2(2)YK1.

Voice calls fail on the CMM if the codec type configured is G711ULAW or G711ALAW with a 30-ms sampling rate. There is no problem when configured for 10-ms and 20-ms sampling rates. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdy23154)

A periodic clicking sound might be heard when a call is put on hold. The workaround is to configure unicast Music on Hold instead of multicast Music on Hold. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdy49606)

The temperature monitoring process has been optimized to reduce CPU utilization. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdy41750)

This problem might affect G.729 calls. An intermittent delay might be heard in the PSTN-to-IP phone direction for calls originating from the PSTN to an IP phone. If you experience this problem, the workaround is to turn VAD off. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdy54786)

The CMM temperature sensors on the baseboard should work as follows: The Sensor 1 field refers to the outtake temperature sensor, and the Sensor 2 field refers to the intake temperature sensor. However, the software "swaps" the temperature readings of the two sensors. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdy84013)

With auto configuration, you might not be able to download the complete XML configuration file. As a result, the configuration is not done.

Workaround: Manually create the configurations on the gateway. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdy51953)

When reconfiguring the ISDN switch type from primary-ni to primary-5ess or updating any other value with that endpoint in CCM using the gateway auto configure feature, the T1 controller gets shut down when the reconfiguration is done. As a result of the reconfiguration, the Layer 1 is deactivated.

Workaround: 1. Manually change the switch type rather than using the auto config feature. 2. Or manually do a no shut after the auto reconfiguration is done. This problem is resolved in Release 12.2(2)YK1. (CSCdz17090)

Manual Configuration in the Absence of CMM-Specific XML Files

If you do not have the CMM-specific XML files or do not want to install CMM-specific XML files, you need to perform the following configuration tasks:


Note The problem requiring manual configuration in the absence of CMM-specific XML files has been fixed in the Cisco CallManager 3.2(2c)spF-rc3 support patch. If you load that patch, you do not need to perform the following configuration tasks.


Configure the clock source line primary and clock source line secondary under T1/E1 controllers as per your requirements. The secondary clock source is a backup for the primary clock source and the CMM supports secondary clock sources from 1 to 17. The CMM must have clock source line primary and clock source line secondary configured to avoid any clock slips.

The default configuration for the CMM is "Cisco Fax Relay." To run "Fax pass through calls," you need to supplement the default configuration with the following two commands:

mgcp modem pass through voip mode cisco

no ccm fax protocol cisco

The default configuration for "echo cancel coverage" is set to 64 ms. This default can be changed as needed under voice-port configuration.

The default configuration for "input gain" and "output attenuation" is set to 0 db. This default can be changed as needed under voice-port configuration.

The manual configuration is lost on a reload if you set the CMM for configuration download from Cisco CallManager. If the configuration is lost, you must reconfigure it. To retain the manual configuration, disable the automatic configuration download from Cisco CallManager before doing a CMM reload.

Related Cisco CallManager Caveats—Release 3.2(2c) and/or Earlier

This section describes the related Cisco CallManager caveats in release 3.2(2c) and/or earlier releases.


Note The caveats listed below have been fixed in the Cisco CallManager 3.2(2c)spF-rc3 support patch.


The global GW database xxxx.cnf.xml file (in the tftppath directory in Cisco CallManager) does not get updated after changes are made in the MGCP configuration GUI. To update this file, you need to restart "TFTP service" on the Cisco CallManager. (CSCdy10859)

Adding a new gateway does not automatically create the corresponding xxxx.cnf.xml file (in the tftppath directory in Cisco CallManager). To create this file, you need to restart "TFTP service" on Cisco CallManager. (CSCdy11956)

Related Documentation

For more detailed installation and configuration information, refer to the following publications:

Catalyst 6000 Family and Cisco 7600 Series Internet Router Communication Media Module Installation and Configuration Note

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

Catalyst 6500 Series Installation Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Quick Software Configuration Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Module Installation Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Software Configuration Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Command Reference

Catalyst 6500 Series IOS Software Configuration Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series IOS Command Reference

System Message Guide—Catalyst 6500 Series, 5000 Family, 4000 Family, 2926G Series, 2948G, and 2980G Switches

For information about MIBs, refer to

http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/netmgmt/cmtk/mibs.shtml

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P3—Your network performance is degraded. Network functionality is noticeably impaired, but most business operations continue.

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