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3508XL switch works inermittently

hi,

this is very typical problem i have faced.

3508XL switch works fine for 15 mins or sometime 30 mins then some of gigabit port shows amber and some which r not connected to other switch shows green. Switch behaves abnormaly.

i have captured the booting sequence.

here it is-----

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Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) C3500XL Software (C3500XL-C3H2S-M), Version

12.0(5.2)XU, MAINTENANCE IN

TERIM SOFTWARE

Copyright (c) 1986-2000 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Mon 17-Jul-00 18:29 by ayounes

I-base: 0x00301F3C

Initializing C3500XL flash...

flashfs[1]: 110 files, 3 directories

flashfs[1]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories

flashfs[1]: Total bytes: 3612672

flashfs[1]: Bytes used: 2768384

flashfs[1]: Bytes a

flashfs[1]: flashfs fsck took 3

seconds.

flashfs[1]: Initialization complete.

...done Initializing C3500XL flash.

C3500XL POST: System Board Test: Passed

C3500XL POST: Daughter Card Test: Passed

C3500XL POST: CPU Buffer Test: Passed

C3500XL POST FAILURE: CPU Notify RAM Test: Failed

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Error with CPU Interface CPU

Notify RAM POST.

C3500XL POST FAILURE: CPU Interface Test: Failed

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Cannot test CPU Interface ASIC

due to failure of

C3500XL POST FAILURE: CPU Interface CPU Notify RAM

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Cannot test CPU Interface ASIC

due to failure of

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Testing Switch Core: Failed

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Testing Buffer Table: Failed

C35Data Buffer Test: Failed

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Configuring Switch Parameters:

Failed

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Switch Core failing because of

CPU Interface Failure

C3500XL POST g because of CPU-Interface failure

C3500XL POST FAILURE: Cannot test Modules due to

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now if i restart after some time , SOMETIME it boots normal and works for few mins and again same story.

regards,

1 REPLY
Cisco Employee

Re: 3508XL switch works inermittently

The switch fails POST test and needs to be replaced. I suggest that you open a TAC case to get it replaced

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