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Can anyone tell me what version I have (PIX 520)


I am planning on installing a PIX Firewall 16 MB Flash Card on my PIX 520. In reading the instructions I see this line "The installation of the 16 MB flash card does not apply to the PIX 506, PIX 515, PIX 520 Version C0 and D0, or PIX 525"

My question is, how do I tell if I have Version C0 or D0? Below is a show version from my PIX 520.

PIX Version 4.4(5)

Compiled on Tue 23-May-00 19:21 by pixbuild

Finesse Bios V3.3

pixfirewall up 115 days 21 hours

Hardware: SE440BX2, 128 MB RAM, CPU Pentium II 349 MHz

Flash atmel @ base 0x300

0: ethernet0: address is 0090.2794.3063, irq 11

1: ethernet1: address is 0090.2794.2c72, irq 10

Licensed Connections: 128

Serial Number: 18017864

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Re: Can anyone tell me what version I have (PIX 520)

Going by your flash and memory you have a C0.

Having said that, the note you're referencing in the instructions is wrong, the 16Meg flash card DOES apply to the C0, I have been pushing them to change that line for a while now.

Just make sure you remove the existing 2Meg flash card before installing the new one. The 2Meg card is the one without any ports on the back of it.

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