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Foundry Old Switch vs Old Cisco one

  • From: Kim Onnel
  • Date: Mon Apr 03 09:44:04 2006
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I have this old foundry switch in the warehouse, I have no experience in Foundry, i wonder if this switch can be upgraded to a newer OS that will support advanced features or shall i consider it dead,

I want to mainly use it for one customer that wants caching, its L4 i guess and i have an old NetApp caching server that will save the customer 10MBs i guess.

[email protected]#sh ver
 SW: Version 07.3.04T12 Copyright (c) 1996-1999 Foundry Networks, Inc.
     Compiled on Mar 07 2002 at 11:46:40 labeled as SLB07304
 HW: ServerIron Switch, serial number 10ac46
 400 MHz Power PC processor 740 (revision 8) with 32756K bytes of DRAM
  16 100BaseT interfaces with Level 1 Transceiver LXT975
   2 GIGA Fiber uplink interfaces, SX
 256 KB PRAM and 8*2048 CAM entries for DMA 1, version 0807
 256 KB PRAM and 8*2048 CAM entries for DMA 2, version 0807
 256 KB PRAM and 4*1024 CAM entries for DMA 4, version 0104, SEEQ GIGA MAC 8101
 256 KB PRAM and 4*1024 CAM entries for DMA 5, version 0104, SEEQ GIGA MAC 8101
 128 KB boot flash memory
4096 KB code flash memory
2048 KB BRAM, BM version 02
 128 KB QRAM
 512 KB SRAM
Octal System, Maximum Code Image Size Supported: 1965568 (0x001dfe00)
The system uptime is 2 days 5 hours 24 minutes 5 seconds
The system : started=cold start

Please redirect me to technical documentation/OS upgrade webpages for this, if there is any.

If it wont fit, i'll have to buy a new Cisco one perhaps.