SNMP Report Error

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Nov 12th, 2008
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i have large intra network of switches in my organization. one of my parent switch reports error ....the error causes the layer 3 communication hanged for 2 or 3 minute but layer 2 communication wasn't stop and all my child switches were working properly. please see the exact message from SNMP server:

Nov 12 17:22:42 10.X.X.X 329: 000332: .Nov 12 17:22:31: %RTD-1-ADDR_FLAP: GigabitEthernet0/1 relearning 5 addrs per min

Nov 12 17:45:31 10.X.X.X 330: 000333: .Nov 12 17:45:21: %SYS-2-WATCHDOG: Process aborted on watchdog timeout, process = Virtual Exec.

Nov 12 17:45:31 10.X.X.X 331: -Traceback= 1EACC0 1EC568 1E5A6C 22D65C 22B4D4 22B69C 1F59A0 223340 223AC8 223BA4 1750D0 180CDC 1EB510

i explorer all causes but didnt understand....i need expert's help.


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Richard Burts Wed, 11/12/2008 - 08:21
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I am not sure what the exact problem is. But a Traceback such as is part of your output is a sign of a software problem. I would suggest that you try upgrading to a more recent version of code and see if the problem is resolved in the newer code.



soshomile Wed, 11/12/2008 - 21:58
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Hi Rick;

Thank you very much for you reply.

Please see the version of software:

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) C3500XL Software (C3500XL-C3H2S-M), Version 12.0(5)WC17, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Copyright (c) 1986-2007 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Tue 13-Feb-07 15:04 by antonino

Image text-base: 0x00003000, data-base: 0x00352924

ROM: Bootstrap program is C3500XL boot loader

Pad16_Fiber_Switch uptime is 12 hours, 58 minutes

System returned to ROM by reload

System image file is "flash:c3500xl-c3h2s-mz.120-5.WC17.bin"

cisco WS-C3508G-XL (PowerPC403) processor (revision 0x01) with 8192K/1024K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FAA0448F0PA, with hardware revision 0x01

Last reset from warm-reset

Processor is running Enterprise Edition Software

Cluster command switch capable

Cluster member switch capable

8 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

32K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.

Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:04:4D:8E:BB:00

Motherboard assembly number: 73-3985-07

Power supply part number: 34-0940-01

Motherboard serial number: FAA044701CZ

Power supply serial number: APQ0439029D

Model revision number: A0

Motherboard revision number: B0

Model number: WS-C3508G-XL-EN

System serial number: FAA0448F0PA

Configuration register is 0xF

this switch has 15 child switches. and i checked by viewing topology that there is no loop. it means ADD_FLAP error should not occur.

waiting for your reply;



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