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older cisco 2501


I have a older 2501 router I would like to use for a test lab if possible. the ram in very low a am looking for a vendor to by ram if possible.

Here is a posting of the h/w.

(1) Cisco 2501

rt1#sh version

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) 3000 Software (IGS-I-L), Version 10.3(15), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Copyright (c) 1986-1996 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 18-Sep-96 15:01 by richardd

Image text-base: 0x0301B758, data-base: 0x00001000

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 5.2(8a), RELEASE SOFTWARE

ROM: 3000 Bootstrap Software (IGS-RXBOOT), Version 10.2(8a), RELEASE SOFTWARE (f


rt1 uptime is 1 minute

System restarted by power-on

System image file is "flash:/tftpboot/2500-IP-10.3.15", booted via flash

cisco 2500 (68030) processor (revision D) with 4096K/2048K bytes of memory.

Processor board serial number 02067177

Bridging software.

X.25 software, Version 2.0, NET2, BFE and GOSIP compliant.

1 Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface.

2 Serial network interfaces.

32K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

4096K bytes of processor board System flash (Read ONLY)


Am I wasting my time or should I move on and by something else?

Thanks. Roger

New Member

Re: older cisco 2501

it is a EDO ram,

I think it is so hard to find it.

Good luck

New Member

Re: older cisco 2501

Not a complete waste, but try to find more RAM and flash and then you can run 12.0 or so code.