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Uptime

March 30, 2011

Really sad when you have to reboot a production switch that’s been up for this long. Suppose another question is why was the switch never upgraded? Until now not needed.  :)

bry-asw1>show version
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS (tm) C2950 Software (C2950-I6Q4L2-M), Version 12.1(9)EA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1986-2002 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Wed 24-Apr-02 06:57 by antonino
Image text-base: 0x80010000, data-base: 0x804E8000
ROM: Bootstrap program is CALHOUN boot loader
bry-asw1 uptime is 7 years, 48 weeks, 6 days, 6 hours, 19 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System restarted at 12:00:24 SAST Thu Feb 13 2003
System image file is "flash:/c2950-i6q4l2-mz.121-9.EA1.bin"
cisco WS-C2950G-24-EI (RC32300) processor (revision D0) with 20815K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID FOC0633Y2T5
....
 

What is the longest your production devices have been up for?

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7 comments

  1. That’s awesome, I once had to upgrade a Catalyst 4500 with 5+ years of uptime ;)


  2. Aaah, close by one year:

    Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
    IOS ™ 1600 Software (C1600-Y-L), Version 11.3(3)T, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
    Copyright (c) 1986-1998 by cisco Systems, Inc.
    Compiled Mon 20-Apr-98 19:48 by ccai
    Image text-base: 0x08022C58, data-base: 0x02005000

    ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(10)AA, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
    ROM: 1600 Software (C1600-BOOT-R), Version 11.1(10)AA, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE
    SOFTWARE (fc1)

    cs1601MSPCP uptime is 6 years, 50 weeks, 12 hours, 16 minutes


  3. 6 years, 12 weeks, 17 hours, 28 minutes


  4. This was pulled back in 2009. So basically this box was booted up in 1994 and has never been reloaded or lost power.

    —————— show version ——————

    Cisco IOS Software, Catalyst 4500 L3 Switch Software (cat4500-ENTSERVICESK9-M), Version
    12.2(31)SGA, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)
    Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport
    Copyright (c) 1986-2006 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Compiled Fri 08-Sep-06 10:13 by ccai
    Image text-base: 0x10000000, data-base: 0x118F6934

    ROM: 12.2(31r)SGA
    Dagobah Revision 226, Swamp Revision 34

    xxxxxxxxx uptime is 19 years, 5 weeks, 2 days, 15 hours, 50 minutes
    Uptime for this control processor is 1 year, 49 weeks, 5 days, 21 hours, 18 minutes
    System returned to ROM by redundancy reset
    System restarted at 12:57:24 PST Thu Mar 8 2007
    System image file is “bootflash:cat4500-entservicesk9-mz.122-31.SGA.bin”


    • that is the longest I have seen. a little bit of a cheat with the inplace upgrade, but still valid :)


      • IOS BUG TIME…. could not run 19years from 2006… i mean… it’s just passed 6 years from there up today…..



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