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Re: memory upgrade problem posted 06/09/2001
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On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Ravi wrote:

> Hi,
> I upgraded the memory on my 2500 series routers. I removed the existing module
> and added the new 16 MB module(all same brand and part number). Some routers
> shows 14336K/2048K bytes of memory, and some of them shows 16384K/2048K bytes
> of memory. Is it a problem? Anybody could explain why?
> Cisco 2511 (68030) processor (revision M) with 14336K/2048K bytes of memory.
> cisco 2500 (68030) processor (revision D) with 16384K/2048K bytes of memory.

Some routers have 1 or 2 MB of RAM soldered to the motherboard, and will
operate (minimally) with the SIMM slot empty.  it looks as if your 2500
has 2MB onboard and a 16 MB SIMM.  Your 2511 has no onboard RAM.

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