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System returned to ROM by RPR Switchover

I have a catalyst 4500 switch. I have a problem.

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Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) Catalyst 4000 L3 Switch Software (cat4000-I9K91S-M), Version 12.2(20)EW, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

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Copyright (c) 1986-2004 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 02-Jun-04 18:32 by hqluong

Image text-base: 0x00000000, data-base: 0x012B38D0

ROM: 12.1(12r)EW

Dagobah Revision 93, Swamp Revision 24

Switch-2 uptime is 15 weeks, 4 days, 11 hours, 58 minutes

System returned to ROM by RPR Switchover

System image file is "bootflash:cat4000-i9k91s-mz.122-20.EW.bin"

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cisco WS-C4507R (MPC8245) processor (revision 5) with 524288K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FOX06381M87

MPC8245 CPU at 333Mhz, Supervisor IV

Last reset from Reload

7 Virtual Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

144 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

58 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

403K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

Configuration register is 0x2102

Can somebody tell me is it a hardware issue or software issue. I couldnt find any bug related to 4500 platform . But I found a similiar bug in C10720: Invalid RPR switchover description. On a single RP router reload reason is being shown as "RPR


Note: This can affect multiple platforms, not just c10720. This includes

7200, 12000, 7500..

The bug id is CSCdx57239


Re: System returned to ROM by RPR Switchover

Hi ,

Can you paste show-tech of the switch.