InsufficientFreeMemory

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Oct 27th, 2009
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A device is generating lots of events. When we have a look at them, memory is fine. I have read about "CSCsi10953 Bug Details DFM need way to show Insufficient Memory correctly for Modular IOS Switch" , but our DFM version is newer, LMS 3.1 with DFM 3.1.0.

Any suggestion? Threshold is 5%.

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Joe Clarke Tue, 10/27/2009 - 05:36
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What type of device is this? What version of code is it running? This bug essentially added support for reporting on insufficient free memory for modular IOS switches.

mserranocisco Tue, 10/27/2009 - 07:26
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Hi!

it's a Cisco Catalyst 6509 Switch:

Cisco IOS Software, s72033_rp Software (s72033_rp-IPSERVICESK9_WAN-VM), Version 12.2(33)SXH4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)


ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(17r)SX5, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)


SC_JZ_1_1 uptime is 4 days, 22 hours, 29 minutes

Uptime for this control processor is 4 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes

Time since SC_JZ_1_1 switched to active is 4 days, 22 hours, 28 minutes

System returned to ROM by power cycle at 16:12:07 UTC Tue Feb 17 2009 (SP by power on)

System restarted at 17:13:04 CET Thu Oct 22 2009

System image file is "sup-bootdisk:s72033-ipservicesk9_wan-vz.122-33.SXH4.bin"


cisco WS-C6509-E (R7000) processor (revision 1.4) with 516096K/8192K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID SMC130200MS

SR71000 CPU at 600Mhz, Implementation 1284, Rev 1.2, 512KB L2 Cache

Last reset from s/w reset

42 Virtual Ethernet interfaces

148 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

1917K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.


65536K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 512K).

Configuration register is 0x2102


Joe Clarke Tue, 10/27/2009 - 07:34
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Post an SNMP Walk of 1.3.6.1.4.1.9.9.221 from this switch.

Joe Clarke Tue, 10/27/2009 - 07:50
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Post the details of the InsufficientFreeMemory event from this switch. That will help identify the pool in question.

mserranocisco Tue, 10/27/2009 - 07:58
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But now is not active, it happens maybe today two times, tomorrow any time, but after tomorrow again, and only active for 5-10 minutes



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Joe Clarke Tue, 10/27/2009 - 08:10
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Post the SNMP Walk output the next time it goes active. To me, it looks as though the event may be valid. Your processor free memory is too low.

Joe Clarke Tue, 10/27/2009 - 08:24
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I'm looking at the cempMemPoolUsed and cempMemPoolFree.

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