[c-nsp] IOS compatibility

Tony td_miles at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 16 21:37:36 EDT 2012

Hi Ali,

No, the G2 is a different type of processor to all of the other previous NPE's and requires a different binary. The IOS code for a G2 will NOT run on an NPE-400, it will fail to boot.


> From: Ali Sumsam <ali+cisconsp at eintellego.net>
>To: cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net 
>Sent: Friday, 17 August 2012 10:50 AM
>Subject: [c-nsp] IOS compatibility
>I currently have this 7204VXR (NPE400) router running
>c7200-advipservicesk9-mz.124-15.T1.bin and we are experiencing memory issues
>Could anyone confirm that the following IOS version that is currently on
>our 7206VXR (NPE-G2) is compatible:
>Version: c7200p-advipservicesk9-mz.122-33.SRE2.bin
>Aug 16 12:36:15.171 AEST: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL: Memory allocation of 65536
>bytes failed from 0x6001C638, alignment 16
>Pool: Processor  Free: 8063520  Cause: Memory fragmentation
>Alternate Pool: None  Free: 0  Cause: No Alternate pool
>-Process= "CEF process", ipl= 0, pid= 225,  -Traceback= 0x612DA868
>0x6000A7FC 0x600105F8 0x60010C8C 0x6001C640 0x6001D780 0x6001D9B0
>0x600FD7F0 0x615CF120 0x615DC0A4 0x615DD8C4 0x615F8AA8 0x615FB634
>0x615FEF98 0x615DEED8 0x6256DA10
>Aug 16 12:36:15.183 AEST: %FIB-3-NOMEM: Malloc Failure, disabling CEF,
>-Traceback= 0x612DA868 0x615CF160 0x615DC0A4 0x615DD8C4 0x615F8AA8
>0x615FB634 0x615FEF98 0x615DEED8 0x6256DA10 0x6256D9F4
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