[nsp] AS5300 loosing memory

Siva Valliappan svalliap at cisco.com
Wed Aug 20 11:44:27 EDT 2003

Hi Jay,

   you end users might be infected with blaster or some variant (sobig,
nachi, etc).  it sounds like you are fast-switching on those routers
and they are consuming all the available memory in building cache

check the below url out on how to deal with such types of worms.



On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Jay Nakamura wrote:

> We have suddenly having issues with our as5300s.  We were running
> 12.2(15)T5, I noticed gradual memory leak over days but one day free memory
> just dropped and most of our 5300s started crashing.  Reboot helped for
> couple hours but it started using up memory again.  I switched over to
> 12.2(17a) but that hasn't solved the problem.
> If I do "sh proc mem", it seems that "IP Input" is hogging the RAM.  If I do
> "clear ip route *", the free memory will increase to normal level but it
> will again keep dropping.
> I am unsure as to the cause of the problem.  Any suggestions on what to look
> for or what I can do?
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