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Cisco 12000 Series Router
Memory Replacement Instructions
Product Numbers: MEM-GRP/LC-64=, MEM-DFT-GRP/LC-128, MEM-GRP/LC-128=, MEM-GRP/LC-256=,
MEM-GRP-256=, MEM-GRP-512=, MEM-LC-PKT-64=, MEM-LC-PKT-128=, MEM-LC1-PKT-256=,
MEM-PKT-512-UPG=, MEM-PRP-512=, MEM-PRP-1G=, MEM-LC-ISE-512=, MEM-LC-ISE-512A=, MEM-LC-ISE-1G=
Document Order Number: DOC-784338=
This publication describes procedures for upgrading or replacing memory on the Cisco 12000 Series
Router Gigabit Route Processor (GRP), Performance Route Processor (PRP), and
Cisco 12000 Series Internet Router line cards.
Contents
This publication contains the following sections:
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    MEM-PKT-512-UPG=, MEM-PRP-512=, MEM-PRP-1G=, MEM-LC-ISE-512=, MEM-LC-ISE-512A=, MEM-LC-ISE-1G= Document Order Number: DOC-784338= This publication describes procedures for upgrading or replacing memory on the Cisco 12000 Series Router Gigabit Route Processor (GRP), Performance Route Processor (PRP), and Cisco 12000 Series Internet Router line cards.

  • Page 2: Important Information

    GRP Flash memory—Single in-line memory module (SIMM) stores the boot helper software that • enables you to boot the router when a valid Cisco IOS software image is not available on a Flash memory card. GRP linear Flash memory card—A convenient, offline medium for storing a copy of the default •...

  • Page 3: Line Card Memory

    PRP erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM)—Contains a ROM monitor that enables • you to boot the default Cisco IOS software image from a Flash disk if the Flash memory SIMM does not contain a boot helper image. PRP Random access memory—Nonvolatile random-access memory (NVRAM) provides a stable •...

  • Page 4

    128 to 512 MB. Note GRP route memory configurations of 512 MB are only compatible with Product Number GRP-B=. Cisco IOS Release 12.0(19)S or 12.0(19)ST or later and ROMMON Release 11.2 (181) or later are also required. Table 1 lists the available route memory configurations and associated product numbers for the GRP. The default route memory configuration is 128 MB.

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    4. Only compatible with Product Number GRP-B=. 5. GRP route memory configurations of 512 MB are only compatible with Product Number GRP-B=. Cisco IOS Release 12.0(19)S or 12.0(19)ST or later and ROMMON Release 11.2 (181) or later are also required If your system includes redundant GRPs, both GRPs should have the same memory size.

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    Figure 2 shows the locations of the processor memory SDRAM DIMM sockets and the Flash memory SIMM socket on the PRP. Figure 2 Memory Locations on the Cisco 12000 Series Router PRP ETH 0 ETH 1 CONSOLE PERFORMANCE ROUTE PROCESSOR 1 (PRP-1)

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    If your system includes redundant PRPs, both PRPs should have the same memory size. Redundancy is Note not supported when using a GRP and a PRP in the same chassis. Cisco strongly recommends that you avoid configuring your router using mixed route processor cards. Refer to the Route Processor Redundancy Plus for the Cisco 12000 Series Router publication for more redundancy information.

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    Figure 3 Engine 0 and Engine 1 Line Card Memory Locations Route memory DIMM0 Packet memory RX DIMM1 Route memory DIMM1 Packet memory TX DIMM0 Packet memory RX DIMM0 Packet memory TX DIMM1 Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 9

    DIMM (SODIMM) socket locations on an ISE line card. This line card is equipped with 10 SODIMM sockets: Two route memory SODIMM sockets • Four packet memory sockets (not user serviceable) • Four TLU/PLU memory sockets (not user serviceable) • Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

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    AS SE / S R P - I R - L Route memory SODIMM0 Four packet memory SODIMM sockets (not field serviceable) Route memory SODIMM1 Four TLU/PLU memory SODIMM sockets (not field serviceable) Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

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    2. Do not mix memory sizes. Both DIMMs must be the same size memory. 3. Requires Cisco IOS Release 12.0(31)S or later, and you must upgrade the route processor ROMMON code to Version later than 1.3 before installing the upgraded memory.

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    Two pairs of packet memory DIMM sockets (not user serviceable) • The route memory module is installed to a 144-pin SODIMM socket. Route memory runs the Cisco IOS software image and stores the updated network routing tables downloaded from the route processor.

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    GRP, PRP, and Line Card Memory Overview Table 4 lists the available route memory configurations and associated product numbers of DRAM DIMMs for upgrading route memory on the Cisco 12000 Series Router line cards. Table 4 Route Memory Configurations for Cisco 12000 Series Line Cards...

  • Page 14

    Cisco 12000 Series Router line cards. Cisco packet memory configuration options consist of four DIMMs of the same type and size (two DIMMs for the RX socket pair and two DIMMs for the TX socket pair). The actual default and maximum packet memory configuration options depend on the type of line card.

  • Page 15

    Table 6 lists Cisco 12000 Series Router line cards and their engine types. Additional line cards continue to be released for Cisco 12000 Series Routers. This list might not include Note the latest released line cards. Check the installation and configuration note that came with your line card to verify the engine type.

  • Page 16

    OC48E/POS-SR-FC-B= OC-48c/STM-16 POS OC48/POS-SR-SC= Engine 1 OC48/POS-SR-FC= Note Most users deploy the enhanced OC-48c/STM-16c line card. This is the non-enhanced version. OC-48/STM-16 POS/SDH ISE OC48X/POS-LR-SC= OC48X/POS-SR-SC= OC-192c/STM-64c POS Enabler OC192/POS-SR= Engine 2 Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

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    2OC-12/STM-4 SRP OC12/SRP-MM-SC-B= Engine 1 OC12/SRP-IR-SC-B= OC12/SRP-LR-SC-B= OC12/SRP-XR-SC= 1OC-48/STM-16 SRP OC48/SRP-SR-SC-B= Engine 2 OC48/SRP-LR-SC-B= Quad OC-12/STM-4 SRP 4OC12X/SRP-IR-LC= Engine 3 4OC12X/SRP-XR-LC= Quad OC-48/STM-16 SRP 4OC48/SRP-SFP Engine 4+ 1OC-192/STM-64 OC192/STM-IR Engine 4+ OC192/STM-SR OC192/STM-VSR Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 18: Preparing For Installation

    Do not wear loose clothing, jewelry, or other items that could get caught in the router while working with line cards or components. Cisco equipment operates safely when it is used in accordance with its specifications and product • usage instructions.

  • Page 19: Replacing And Upgrading Route Processor Route Memory

    Replacing and Upgrading Route Processor Route Memory Required Tools and Equipment You will need the following tools and parts to install or replace memory on the Cisco 12000 Series Router GRP, PRP, or line cards: • Flat-blade or Number 2 Phillips screwdriver.

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    Step 5 When one end of the DIMM is released from the socket, grasp each end of the DIMM with your thumb and forefinger and pull the DIMM completely out of the socket. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

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    Figure 1 Figure Step 3 U39 (bank 1) GRP • U42 (bank 2) GRP • U15 (bank1) PRP • U18 (bank2) PRP • Remove a new DIMM from the antistatic bag. Step 4 Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 22

    Then replace the RP in the card cage and reboot the router for another installation check. • DIMMs must be EDO, 3.3-volt, 60-ns DRAM (GRP) or PC-133-compliant SDRAM (PRP) devices. The speed is printed along one edge of the DIMM. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 23: Removing And Installing Line Card Memory

    Removing and Installing Line Card Memory If the router fails to restart properly after several attempts, access Cisco.com or contact a Cisco customer service representative for assistance. Before you call, make note of any error messages, unusual LED states, or any other indications that might help solve the problem.

  • Page 24: Removing A Line Card From The Router

    Removing and Installing Line Card Memory ISE, Engine 4, and Engine 4+ line card packet memory is not field serviceable. Only qualified Cisco Caution personnel should service these memory modules. On ATM ISE line cards, only the route memory in DIMM1 is user replaceable. You must use the same Caution size memory in DIMM1 as installed in DIMM0.

  • Page 25

    “Installing a SODIMM” section on page 29 To install new DRAM or SDRAM DIMMs in a Cisco 12000 Series Router line card, follow these steps: Attach an ESD-preventive wrist strap to your wrist and connect the leash to one of the ESD connection Step 1 sockets on the front of the chassis or to a bare metal surface on the chassis.

  • Page 26

    If the retaining clip is bent or damaged, do not attempt to fix or reuse it. This can cause serious damage Caution to the line card. Each SODIMM replacement ships with a spare retaining clip, in case there is any damage to the existing clip. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 27

    Figure 13, and Figure 14a.) The latch on the SODIMM socket is enclosed by the metal strain relief latch. The latch should never be Caution moved past the metal strain relief latch. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 28

    Continue to keep the module in a 45-degree angle until it is completely removed from the socket guides. (See Figure 14b.) Caution On ATM ISE line cards, take care that the SODIMM being removed from DIMM1 does not touch the SODIMM module in DIMM0 as it is released. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 29: Installing A Sodimm

    The retaining clip is not used with all ISE, Engine 4, and Engine 4+ line cards. If your SODIMM socket Note does not include the retaining clip; there is no problem. Simply ignore any instructions that refer to the clip. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 30

    On ATM ISE line cards, take care that the module being installed in DIMM1 does not touch the Caution SODIMM module installed in DIMM0. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 31

    If the module appears misaligned, carefully remove it and reseat it, ensuring that the release lever is flush Step 11 against the side of the SODIMM socket. Insert the retainer clip by sliding the clip between the metal strain relief and the latch. Step 12 (See Figure 18.) Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 32

    Simply ignore any instructions that refer to the clip. The clip is properly installed when the clip detente protrudes below the strain relief and latch. (See Figure 19.) Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 33

    SODIMM should be aligned at the same angle as shown in Figure 17 and be fully inserted into its socket. If a SODIMM is not correctly aligned, remove it and reinsert it. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 34: Regulatory, Compliance, And Safety Information

    You can determine whether your equipment is causing interference by turning it off. If the interference stops, it was probably caused by the Cisco equipment or one of its peripheral devices. If the equipment causes interference to radio or television reception, try to correct the interference by using one or more of the following measures: Turn the television or radio antenna until the interference stops.

  • Page 35

    This equipment is a class A product and should be used and installed properly according to the Hungarian EMC Class A requirements (MSZEN55022). The Class A equipment are derived for typical commercial establishments for which special conditions of installation and protection distance are used. Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

  • Page 36: Obtaining Documentation

    Cisco provides several ways to obtain documentation, technical assistance, and other technical resources. These sections explain how to obtain technical information from Cisco Systems. Cisco.com You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at this URL: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/home/home.htm Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions...

  • Page 37: Ordering Documentation

    Cisco Systems Corporate Headquarters (California, USA) at 408 526-7208 or, elsewhere in North America, by calling 800 553-NETS (6387). Documentation Feedback You can submit comments electronically on Cisco.com. On the Cisco Documentation home page, click Feedback at the top of the page. You can send your comments in e-mail to bug-doc@cisco.com.

  • Page 38: Obtaining Technical Assistance

    24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Accessing all the tools on the Cisco TAC website requires a Cisco.com user ID and password. If you have a valid service contract but do not have a login ID or password, register at this URL: http://tools.cisco.com/RPF/register/register.do...

  • Page 39: Obtaining Additional Publications And Information

    This document is to be used in conjunction with the installation and configuration guide for your Cisco 12000 Series Router. Cisco and the Cisco Logo are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. A listing of Cisco's trademarks can be found at www.cisco.com/go/trademarks.

  • Page 40

    Obtaining Additional Publications and Information Cisco 12000 Series Router Memory Replacement Instructions 78-4338-16...

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