Saying goodnight to my GSR

Jim Devane jim at
Mon Sep 22 18:12:16 UTC 2014

They make great fish tanks in their second lives, although uptime stats are more "general recollection" for me now.

-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [ at] On Behalf Of Drew Weaver
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2014 10:58 AM
To: 'Matthew Crocker'
Cc: 'nanog at'
Subject: RE: Saying goodnight to my GSR

The best thing about having GSRs around is trading them in for ASR 9900s.

The freight is a ding, though.


-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Matthew Crocker
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:19 AM
Subject: Saying goodnight to my GSR

Has been running for a while, time to shut 'er down.   She (is a router a she?) used to handle all of my BGP GigE links but over the years has been demoted to OSPF and T1 aggregation.

If anyone needs a boat anchor let me know.

gsr8-1#show version
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software IOS (tm) GS Software (GSR-P-M), Version 12.0(30)S3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2) Technical Support: Copyright (c) 1986-2005 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Thu 30-Jun-05 18:29 by pwade
Image text-base: 0x50010E80, data-base: 0x536E8000

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 11.2(20030108:132517) [jkuzma-112 2.2] RELEASE SOFTWARE

 gsr8-1 uptime is 9 years, 9 weeks, 2 days, 8 hours, 39 minutes Uptime for this control processor is 9 years, 2 weeks, 2 days, 18 minutes System returned to ROM by Stateful Switchover at 13:46:36 UTC Tue Sep 6 2005 System image file is "slot0:gsr-p-mz.120-30.S3.bin"

cisco 12008/GRP (R5000) processor (revision 0x05) with 524288K bytes of memory.
R5000 CPU at 200Mhz, Implementation 35, Rev 2.1, 512KB L2 Cache Last reset from power-on

2 Route Processor Cards
2 Clock Scheduler Cards
3 Switch Fabric Cards
2 Single Port Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3z controllers (2 GigabitEthernet).
1 Three Port Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3z controller (3 GigabitEthernet).
1 Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)
5 GigabitEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s) 507K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

20480K bytes of Flash PCMCIA card at slot 0 (Sector size 128K).
8192K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 256K).
Configuration register is 0x2102

Matthew S. Crocker
Crocker Communications, Inc.
PO BOX 710
Greenfield, MA 01302-0710

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