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Is this(s6523-advipservicesk9-mz-eng-special.122-33.SXI4.bin) IOS will suitable for the below processor ?

Hi Team,

We have Cisco ME-C6524GS-8S switch.We are facing issue with this switch.As we are suspecting issue with IOS.Can you please to resolve this?.I want to know "is the below IOS suitable for the below processor?".Because every day the device is restarted automatically.Hence we are facing issue with network.


e4b-ud-5a#show ver

Cisco IOS Software, s6523_rp Software (s6523_rp-ADVIPSERVICESK9-M), Experimental Version 12.2(20110209:202501) [hpimpalk-NMI_SXI4 100]

This software is supported for a limited time under special agreement with Cisco Systems, Inc. Reference case 616556157

Copyright (c) 1986-2011 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 09-Feb-11 12:25 by hpimpalk

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(17r)SX3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

e4b-ud-5a uptime is 8 hours, 39 minutes

Uptime for this control processor is 8 hours, 41 minutes

Time since e4b-ud-5a switched to active is 8 hours, 38 minutes

System returned to ROM by power on at 04:16:03 GMT Wed Dec 18 2013 (SP by power-on)

System restarted at 09:03:14 GMT Sat Dec 28 2013

System image file is "sup-bootflash:s6523-advipservicesk9-mz-eng-special.122-33.SXI4.bin"

Last reload reason: Reload Command

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cisco ME-C6524GS-8S (R7000) processor (revision 1.1) with 458752K/65536K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID CAT103551VT

R7000 CPU at 300Mhz, Implementation 0x27, Rev 3.3, 256KB L2, 1024KB L3 Cache

Last reset from power-on

23 Virtual Ethernet interfaces

32 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

1915K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

65536K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 256K).

Configuration register is 0x2102


I am expecting your replies ASAP...

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Regards, K.RANGARAJ Network Engineer
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Re: Is this(s6523-advipservicesk9-mz-eng-special.122-33.SXI4.bin

Exactly where did you get the current IOS you are running? 

Your IOS is classified as EXPERIMENTAL or "special engineering release". 

I do not believe this specific IOS is designed for production.  This specific IOS, in my opinion, is designed to get your appliance to work so users can upgrade to the appropriate IOS .