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Cisco IOS Software Releases 12.1 E

Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1EY

Document ID: 26240




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Description of the Release

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.1EY is an X release optimized for the Catalyst 8500 and LS1010 platforms. Any early deployment (ED) release of the software should be used in a test network before being deployed in a production network.

Product and Feature Support

 
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1EY will support the following platforms:

Product/Feature Image Name Memory  Requirements
LS1010

  • ls1010-wp-mz
See Release Note
ONS15540

  • cat8540m-wp-mz

  • cat8540c-in-mz

  • cat8510m-wp-mz

  • cat8510c-in-mz

  • ls1010-wp-mz

New Images for Cisco IOS Software Release12.1(12c)EY:

  • cat8540m-wpk2-mz

  • cat8510m-wpk2-mz

  • ls1010-wpk2-mz
See Release Notes for 8540 and 8510

Note: The features delivered with this XED release will be immediately incorporated into Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(14)E and subsequent Cisco IOS Software 12.1E releases.

Support Pages

For more information, consult the following web pages:

Release Documentation

Parent Release Documentation

Other Links

Target Market

Cisco Systems, Inc. released Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1EY as a short-lived release for the Cisco 8500 and LS1010 platforms. It is targeted for the enterprise market.

Lifecycle of Release

Cisco IOS Software Release Reference Guide

Milestones Y2K Compliance Release Designation
CCO FCS for 12.1(10)EY: March 18, 2002
CCO FCS for 12.1(12c)EY: August 5, 2002

MFG FCS for 12.1(10)EY: March 25, 2002
MFG FCS for 12.1(12c)EY: August 12, 2002

EOS:

EOE:

EOL:

Yes XED Release

Maintenance Releases

It is highly recommended that Release Notes are used to determine if a maintenance release should be used. Release Notes provide announcements of new features and a summary of known caveats at the time of the renumber.

Maintenance Cycle Download Image
 Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(10)EY -
No maintenance plans for an X release.

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Important Notes: N/A

Interim Builds

Short-lived X releases do not provide interim builds.

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Recommended Customer Migration Path

To view the projected release date of the Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(10)EY, see the Projected Release Dates for Cisco IOS Software Release Product Bulletin.

UPDATE July 24, 2002:
The migration plan is changing and migration to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1E will not be Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(13)E as originally planned. The new plan will migrate Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(10)EY to Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12)EY. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(12)EY is presently planned to migrate into Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1E at Cisco IOS Software Release 12.1(14)E.

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Updated: Aug 11, 2002 Document ID: 26240