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Release Notes for Cisco IAD2430 Series IADs
These release notes describe new and changed features of Cisco IAD2430 series integrated access devices (IADs) and include the following sections:
New and Changed Information
Supported WAN or Voice Interface Cards
The Cisco IAD2430 series IAD includes a slot for a WAN interface card (WIC) or voice interface card (VIC). The following WICs and VICs (also used by Cisco 2600 series and Cisco 3600 series routers) are supported in releases of the Cisco IAD2430 series:
Note Contact your Cisco account representative for the most recent supported cards.
For detailed information on installing and connecting interface cards, refer to the following:
"Installing WAN and Voice Interface Cards in Cisco Modular Routers," in the Cisco Interface Cards Installation Guide, at the following URL:
The following table lists the Cisco IAD2430 platforms, supported WICs and VICs and the software that runs on them:
Port numbering conventions for Cisco IAD2430 series IADs differs from the Cisco IAD2420 series:
•An external Compact Flash card is numbered CF 0.
•10/100BASE-T Fast Ethernet ports are numbered Fast Ethernet 0/0 and Fast Ethernet 0/1 from right to left.
•T1/E1 ports are numbered T1 or E1 1/0 and T1 or E1 1/1 from right to left.
•The slot for WICs and VICs is numbered slot 0. WIC and VIC interfaces are numbered by interface face with this slot number and an interface number, beginning with 0 and running from right to left.
•FXS voice port numbering begins at 2/0 and extends to 2/7, 2/15, or 2/23, depending on the number of voice ports.
ROM Monitor Commands
Cisco IAD2430 series IADs adds new ROM monitor commands for downloading a software image by TFTP for disaster recovery and for FPGA selection.
The tftpdnld Command
The tftpdnld command downloads a Cisco IOS software image from a LAN server to Compact Flash using TFTP.
tftpdnld [-r]—Begins the TFTP copy procedure.
•r—Loads the Cisco IOS software image only to DRAM and launches the image without writing the image to Compact Flash.
The tftpdnld command requires you to specify certain variables in the following syntax:VARIABLE_NAME=value
The following variables are required:
•IP_ADDRESS—IP address for the router you are using.
•IP_SUBNET_MASK—Subnet mask for the router you are using.
•DEFAULT_GATEWAY—Default gateway for the router you are using.
•TFTP_SERVER—IP address of the server from which you want to download the image file.
•TFTP_FILE—Name of the file that you want to download.
The following tftpdnld variables are optional:
•TFTP_VERBOSE—Print setting. The default is 1.
–0=quiet—After you enter the tftpdnld command, the prompt
Do you wish to continue? y/n:
is the only information that appears until the command completes successfully or fails.
–1=progress—Displays the state of the required tftpdnld command variables. Also displays progress characters to indicate successful and lost packet transmissions.
–2=verbose—Displays all progress print setting messages, along with error information. The information provided by this print setting may be useful when debugging interface link and configuration problems that may prevent connecting to the TFTP server.
•TFTP_RETRY_COUNT—Number of times from 1 to 65535 that the ROM monitor retries ARP and ACK. The default is 7 retries.
•TFTP_TIMEOUT—Overall timeout of the download operation in seconds. The range is from 1 to 65535 seconds. The default is 7200 seconds.
•TFTP_CHECKSUM—Performs a checksum test on the image: 0=checksum off, 1=checksum on. The default is 1.
•FE_SPEED_MODE—Sets the Fast Ethernet speed and duplex mode. 0=10 Mbps half-duplex mode, 1=10 Mbps full-duplex mode, 2=100 Mbps half-duplex mode, 3=100 Mbps full-duplex mode, 4=auto-negotiation. The default is 4.
After you specify the variables, you must reenter the tftpdnld command. For example:rommon 1 > IP_ADDRESS=188.8.131.52rommon 2 > IP_SUBNET_MASK=255.255.255.0rommon 3 > DEFAULT_GATEWAY=172.16.19.1rommon 4 > TFTP_SERVER=184.108.40.206rommon 5 > TFTP_FILE=/tftpboot/c2600-i-mzrommon 6 > tftpdnldIP_ADDRESS=220.127.116.11IP_SUBNET_MASK=255.255.255.0DEFAULT_GATEWAY=172.16.19.1TFTP_SERVER=18.104.22.168TFTP_FILE=/tftpboot/2600-i-mzInvoke this command for disaster recovery only.WARNING: all existing data in all partitions on flash will be lost!Do you wish to continue? y/n: [n]:
Enter y to begin downloading the Cisco IOS software image. When the process is complete, the ROM monitor mode prompt appears on your screen.
There are currently no known hardware problems with the Cisco IAD2430 series IADs. To view software related problems, access the following URL:
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