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Cisco Unified IP Phone 7911G and 7906G Release Notes for Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2 (SCCP)

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Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G Release Notes for Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2 (SCCP)

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Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G Release Notes for Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2 (SCCP)

Contents

Related Documentation

Installation Notes

Installing Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2

Firmware Upgrade Issues

Firmware Installation Procedure

Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914

Caveats

Using Bug Toolkit

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Obtaining Documentation

Cisco.com

Product Documentation DVD

Ordering Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Cisco Product Security Overview

Reporting Security Problems in Cisco Products

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco Technical Support & Documentation Website

Submitting a Service Request

Definitions of Service Request Severity

Obtaining Additional Publications and Information


Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G Release Notes for Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2 (SCCP)


January 16, 2007

Use these release notes with a Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G running SCCP firmware release 8.0(4) SR2.

The SCCP version of firmware release 8.0(4) SR2 is compatible with Cisco Unified CallManager releases 5.0, 4.2, 4.1, 4.0, and 3.3.

Contents

These release notes provide the following information:

Related Documentation

Installation Notes

Caveats

Documentation Feedback

Cisco Product Security Overview

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Obtaining Additional Publications and Information

Related Documentation

Cisco Unified IP Phone Documentation

Refer to publications that are specific to your language, phone model and Cisco Unified CallManager release. Navigate from the following documentation URL:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/c_ipphon/index.htm

Cisco Unified CallManager Documentation

Refer to the Cisco Unified CallManager Documentation Guide and other publications specific to your Cisco Unified CallManager release. Navigate from the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/c_callmg/index.htm

Installation Notes

This section contains these topics:

Installing Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2

Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914

Installing Firmware Release 8.0(4) SR2

This section describes how to install firmware release 8.0(4) SR2 for SCCP.

Firmware Upgrade Issues

Note the following firmware upgrade issues:

If you are currently running firmware earlier than 6.0(2) on a Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G and want to upgrade to 8.0(x), you must first install an intervening 7.0(x) load to prevent upgrade failure. Cisco recommends using the most recent 7.0(3) load as the intervening load to avoid lengthy upgrade times.

If you are currently running firmware 6.0(2) to 7.0(2) on a Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G and want to upgrade to 8.0(x), you can do so directly. However, expect the upgrade to take twice as long as usual.

Firmware Installation Procedure

Before using the Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G with Cisco Unified CallManager release 3.3 or later, you must install the latest firmware on all Cisco Unified CallManager servers in the cluster.

Before You Begin

If you are upgrading from an earlier firmware version, see the "Firmware Upgrade Issues" section.

To download and install the firmware, follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 Go to the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/ip-7900ser

Step 2 To download the firmware for Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G, click one of the following hyperlinks and follow the prompts:

For Cisco Unified CallManager 4.2 and earlier:

cmterm-7906_7911-sccp.8-0-4SR2.exe

For Cisco Unified CallManager 5.0 and later:

cmterm-7906_7911-sccp.8-0-4SR2.cop

Step 3 To download the Readme file, which contains installation instructions for the corresponding firmware, go back to the URL shown in Step 1 and click the appropriate hyperlink.

cmterm-7906_7911-sccp.8-0-4SR2-readme.htm

Step 4 Follow the instructions in the Readme file to install the firmware.

Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914

If you are using the Cisco Unified IP Phone Expansion Module 7914, you must upgrade the expansion module to firmware release S00105000200 before using the phone to support relevant 8.0(4) SR2 features on your expansion module.

You can download the installation program, which is named cmterm-7914-sccp.5-0-2.exe, and the readme file from Cisco.com at this location:

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/ip-7900ser

Caveats

This section contains these topics:

Using Bug Toolkit

Open Caveats

Resolved Caveats

Using Bug Toolkit

Known problems (bugs) are graded according to severity level. These release notes contain descriptions of:

All severity level 1 or 2 bugs.

Significant severity level 3 bugs.

You can search for problems by using the Cisco Software Bug Toolkit.

To access Bug Toolkit, you need the following items:

Internet connection

Web browser

Cisco.com user ID and password

To use the Software Bug Toolkit, follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 To access the Bug Toolkit, go to http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl.

Step 2 Log on with your Cisco.com user ID and password.

Step 3 Click the Launch Bug Toolkit hyperlink.

Step 4 To look for information about a specific problem, enter the bug ID number in the "Enter known bug ID" field and click Search.


Open Caveats

Table 1 lists Severity 1, 2 and 3 defects that are open for Cisco Unified IP Phones 7906G and 7911G using the SCCP version of firmware release 8.0(4) SR2.

For more information about an individual defect, you can access the online record for the defect by clicking the Identifier or going to the URL shown. You must be a registered Cisco.com user to access this online information.

Because defect status continually changes, be aware that Table 1 reflects a snapshot of the defects that were open at the time this report was compiled. For an updated view of open defects, access Bug Toolkit as described in the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.

Table 1 Open SCCP Caveats for Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G 

Identifer
Headline and Bug Toolkit

CSCsh35474

Cisco Unified IP Phone implements ethARLCache functions

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsh35474


Resolved Caveats

Table 2 lists Severity 1, 2 and 3 defects that are resolved for Cisco Unified IP Phones 7906G and 7911G using the SCCP version of firmware release 8.0(4) SR2.

For more information about an individual defect, you can access the online record for the defect by clicking the Identifier or going to the URL shown. You must be a registered Cisco.com user to access this online information.

Because defect status continually changes, be aware that Table 2 reflects a snapshot of the defects that were resolved at the time this report was compiled. For an updated view of resolved defects, access Bug Toolkit as described in the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.

Table 2 Resolved SCCP Caveats for Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G and 7911G  

Identifier
Headline and Bug Toolkit Link

CSCse37151

IP Phone displays XML Parse Error when accessing Contact List

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCse37151

CSCsf05690

Onhook dialing produces delay in feedback sound with last digit

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsf05690

CSCsf19754

IP Phone freezes at Cisco Logo after reset due to Java OutOfMemory error

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsf19754

CSCsf21480

IP Phone User Interface (UI) locks up when speaker volume adjusted during registration with BLF

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsf21480

CSCsf30327

IP Phone continues to ring after shared line picks up a transferred call

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsf30327

CSCsg00560

After reformatting the flash, the IP Phone gets Flash Programming failure errors

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg00560

CSCsg06474

Cisco Native Unix (CNU) kernel BugTrap 0x91 with very specific conditions

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg06474

CSCsg10985

IP Phone is stuck in a bug trap loop 0x91

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg10985

CSCsg13871

Unknown name is displayed if special characters are in the display name

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg13871

CSCsg24774

Directory searches with characters greater than 32 for the last name and first name result in XML Parse error

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg24774

CSCsg36199

Internal calls have one-way audio

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg36199

CSCsg63506

IP Phones hang when call arrives while XML play in progress

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsg63506

CSCsh16102

Callback softkey is presented but it does not do anything

http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/onebug.pl?bugid=CSCsh16102


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