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Release Notes for the Catalyst 3750 Switches, Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE2
Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE2 runs on all Catalyst 3750 switches.
Caution Do not upgrade a Catalyst 3750 switch to the SMI cryptographic images for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE1. Use a Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE2 image instead.
Note Use these release notes in conjunction with the information in Release Notes for the Catalyst 3750, 3560, and 2970 Switches, Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE1.
The Catalyst 3750 switches support stacking through Cisco StackWise technology.
If you are installing a new switch, refer to the Cisco IOS release label on the rear panel of your switch.
•If your switch is on, use the show version privileged EXEC command.
•If you are upgrading to a new release, refer to the software upgrade filename for the software version.
For the complete list of Catalyst 3750, 3560, and 2970 switch documentation, see the "Related Documentation" section.
You can download the switch software from these sites:
(for registered Cisco.com users with a login password)
(for nonregistered Cisco.com users)
This software release is part of a special release of Cisco IOS software that is not released on the same 8-week maintenance cycle that is used for other platforms. As maintenance releases and future software releases become available, they will be posted to Cisco.com (previously Cisco Connection Online [CCO]) in the Cisco IOS software area.
This information is in the release notes:
Cisco IOS Caveat Resolved in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)S2
This caveat was resolved in this release:
This error message no longer appears, and the switch no longer and loops indefinitely, after you upgrade and then reload a Catalyst 3750 switch:Unexpected exception to CPUvector 700, PC = 24B634
Note There is no code change in Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE2. The SMI cryptographic images on CCO for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE1 were corrupt. If you have downloaded a corrupted image and are seeing this error message, refer to the "Recovering from Corrupted Software By Using the Xmodem Protocol" section of the software configuration guide at this URL:
Refer to the Release Notes for the Catalyst 3750, 3560, and 2970 Switches, Cisco IOS Release 12.2(20)SE1 for system requirements, upgrading instructions, limitations, and all caveats for the Catalyst 3750 switches.
These documents provide complete information about the Catalyst 3750 switches and are available at Cisco.com:
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These documents provide complete information about the Catalyst 3750 switches:
•Catalyst 3750 Switch Software Configuration Guide (order number DOC-7816180=)
•Catalyst 3750 Switch Command Reference (order number DOC-7816181=)
•Catalyst 3750 Switch System Message Guide (order number DOC-7816184=)
•Cluster Management Suite (CMS) online help (available only from the switch CMS software)
•Catalyst 3750 Switch Hardware Installation Guide (order number DOC-7815136=)
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•Cisco Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules Installation Notes (not orderable but available on Cisco.com)
•Cisco RPS 300 Redundant Power System Hardware Installation Guide (order number DOC-7810372=)
•Cisco RPS 675 Redundant Power System Hardware Installation Guide (order number DOC-7815201=)
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