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Catalyst 8500/LightStream 1010 12.1(5)EY Rel Feature List

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Product Bulletin - Confidential, No. 1269

Introduction

New Features

Detailed Information

Support

Supported Hardware Platform

Download Information


Product Bulletin - Confidential, No. 1269


Catalyst 8500/LightStream 1010 12.1(5)EY Release Feature List

Introduction

This product bulletin describes the new features introduced with the Catalyst® 8500/LightStream® 1010 12.1(5)EY12.1(5)EY release. New features include the introduction of new hardware and software functionality for the Catalyst 8500/LightStream 1010 Family which consists of either Catalyst 8540 or Catalyst 8510/LightStream 1010 platforms. All hardware and software features apply to both the MSR and CSR images, unless a particular image is specifically stated.

New Features

Catalyst 8540 MSR:

ATM Router Module II

RFC 1483 PVC and SVC (ATM Adaptation Layer 5 [AAL5]: Logical Link Control [LLC] / SubNetwork Attachment Point [SNAP] and MUX encapsulation)

RFC 1577 PVC and SVC

ACL support for IP (standard and extended) & IPX (standard)

Jumbo frame support of a maximum transmit unit (MTU) of 9K bytes

IP fragmentation support

OAM-based PVC management

Catalyst 8500 family and LightStream 1010:

On-line/Power-on Diagnostics - Additional software enhancements are available on the Catalyst 8540 platform, including the following:

On-line Insertion and Removal (OIR) diagnostics

Switch Card (SWC) bus / Port Adaptor Module (PAM) bus accessibility

Snake loopback test at power-on

Enhanced Power-on Diagnostics

PAgP - New software features are available on the Catalyst 8540 platform, including the following:

Point-to-point ports/interfaces aggregated into an agport

Dynamic change of an agport as interfaces fail/heal

Composition and statistics on the agport and its members (Full MIBs)

Automatic avoid delay/disruption through IEEE 802.1D standard

Detect, report, and prevent unidirectional point-to-point interfaces

Detect report, and prevent incorrectly paired bidirectional point-to-point interfaces

Detailed Information

For more detailed information about the platforms and features being delivered in 12.1(5)EY please reference the following documents:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/l3sw/8540/12_1/pereg_1/rel_note/rel_not.htm

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/l3sw/8510/12_1/pereg_1/rel_note/r7812262.htm

Support

Cisco IOS software release 12.1(5)EY follows the standard Cisco support policy as indicated in the following link.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_end-of-life_policy.html

Supported Hardware Platform

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(5)EY supports:

Cisco Catalyst 8540/8510

LightStream 1010

Product Number and Description
Platform
Product Number
Image
Flash
DRAM
MSR
       
Catalyst 8540 MSR
S854R2-12105EY

cat8540m-wp-mz

16MB

256MB

Catalyst 8510 MSR
S851R2-12105EY

cat8510m-wp-mz

16MB

64MB

CSR
       
Catalyst 8540 CSR
S854R3-12105EY

cat8540c-in-mz

16MB

256MB

Catalyst 8510 CSR
S851R3-12105EY

cat8510c-in-mz

16MB

64MB

LightStream 1010
       
LightStream 1010
SL10R2-12105EY

ls1010-wp-mz

16MB

64MB


Download Information

Customers can download Cisco IOS Release 12.1(5)EY software from Cisco Connection Online (CCO) in the Software Image Library.

http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Software/Iosplanner/Planner-tool/iosplanner.cgi