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Re: Cisco 3000 memory posted 01/30/2001
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From: "Ray Mosely" <rmosely@xxxxxxx>
> How do I tell how much memory is in a Cisco 3000
> (exact model number, I think, is 3206.  Old token
> ring router.)
> There is a hiatus in the sequence of events, as the
> power supply failed in the middle of troubleshooting
> the memory.
> This router, as I recall, had 1 MB memory.  I found
> some replacement SIMM's which I thought were 1 MB
> each, for a 4 MB upgrade.  This is before the power
> supply problem.  But they appeared to the router as
> 1 MB total.
> We found some SIMM's that we were sure were 1 MB each.
> The router failed to completely boot up.  We fixed
> the power supply, and two weeks later put the second
> set of SIMM's back in.  And now it shows 4 MB, which
> is what we hoped for.
> So I'm thinking:  is it 4 MB?  or am I looking in the
> wrong place?  Or did I read it wrong 3 weeks ago?
> So I want a sanity check:  how do I tell how much
> memory is in the router?
"sh ver" should tell you everything.

If it is a 3204 it uses a single 72 pin Parity SIMM, and two flash SIMM's
A 3202 uses 4 - 30 pin Parity SIMM's, and two flass SIMM's, so I will assume
that it is a 3202 with a TR DB-9 and single Serial Port.

The following is from my 3204 at home:
3204#sh ver
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS (tm) 2500 Software (C2500-JS-L), Version 11.3(11a), RELEASE SOFTWARE
Copyright (c) 1986-1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Mon 20-Sep-99 08:01 by jjgreen
Image text-base: 0x0000144C, data-base: 0x0083D10C

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 11.0(10c)XB2, PLATFORM SPECIFIC RELEASE
BOOTFLASH: 3000 Bootstrap Software (IGS-BOOT-R), Version 11.0(10c)XB2,

3204 uptime is 3 weeks, 1 day, 1 hour, 33 minutes
System restarted by power-on
System image file is "", booted via flash

cisco 3000 (68030) processor (revision B) with 16384K/2048K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID 00954489, with hardware revision 00000000
Bridging software.
X.25 software, Version 3.0.0.
SuperLAT software copyright 1990 by Meridian Technology Corp).
TN3270 Emulation software.
Basic Rate ISDN software, Version 1.0.
1 Token Ring/IEEE 802.5 interface(s)
2 Serial network interface(s)
1 ISDN Basic Rate interface(s)
128K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
8192K bytes of processor board System flash (Read/Write)

Configuration register is 0x2102

David C Prall   dcp@xxxxxxxxxxx

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