We were having CPU load issues with our pair of core routers, both 7206VXR/NPE-G1's and after some research decided we would simply upgrade them to NPE-G2's. We did so but the vendor shipped them with blank CF cards, so I downloaded an image from cisco.com. I chose c7200p-spservicesk9-mz.124-4.XD4.bin.
Although we are having less problems due to load than we were before, the numbers have not improved all that much. We are still seeing about 90% utilization at peak times and occasionally hitting 100%, not unlike before the upgrade.
What is happening here? Does the NPE-G2 report CPU load differently? Would a different image (i.e. feature set) make any difference? Is there any other reason that we wouldn't have seen much of an improvement with the upgrade?
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