[c-nsp] ASR9K - PLATFORM-NP-3-OOR Error

Emanuel Popa emanuel.popa at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 16:14:37 EDT 2011

Hi again,

Looks like there is a way to workaround this issue by enabling
"Deterministic Large VRF Support" with the "vrf <name> mode big"
configuration command. More info can be found here:


On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Emanuel Popa <emanuel.popa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> We've recently replaced a Cisco 7600 (LAN cards) with a Cisco ASR9K
> (Low-queue cards). Everything looks good except for the error below:
> LC/0/1/CPU0:Oct 31 20:49:15.113 : prm_server[278]: %PLATFORM-NP-3-OOR
> : Routing Table Full : PRM failed to install a route
> (188.xxx.xxx.xxx/32) because the subtree  was full. Each subtree is
> limited to 131072 routes per subtree.Subtree where install failed is
> We are using Cisco IOS XR Software, Version 4.1.1.
> ErrorDecoder at Cisco says:
> %PLATFORM-NP-3-OOR: [chars]
> Network Processor Provisioning experienced an Out-of-resource
> condition that could not be reported back to provisioning agent for
> recovery/back-off Loss of configuration and data could occur.
> Recommended Action: Loss of configuration and data could occur.
> Revisit recent provisioning or route-update events to see if router
> resources have been exceeded.
> WTF? Does this mean that the RIB hashing function does not support
> more than 131072 routes (/15) from the same /8 subnet? No such problem
> on the previous router (Cisco 7600)!
> Regards,
> Manu

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