I have a switch that will not boot, its fairly new. It gets as far as the PortASIC CAM Subsystem Tests, then fails with the following
POST: PortASIC CAM Subsystem Tests : Begin
TCAM (asic:5) walking-one test failed
POST: POST Failed
POST: PortASIC CAM Subsystem Tests : End, Status Failed
POST: CAM test failed
POST Failed: disabling stack links and shutting down SDP
driver class subsystem initialization failed
cisco WS-C2970G-24TS-E (PowerPC405) processor (revision G0) with 118784K/12280K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID CSG0907P12S
Last reset from power-on
The password-recovery mechanism is enabled.
512K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.
Base ethernet MAC Address : 00:13:60:80:E3:00
Motherboard assembly number : 73-9095-06
Power supply part number : 341-0045-01
Motherboard serial number : CAT09060RCK
Power supply serial number : LIT090502W4
Model revision number : G0
Motherboard revision number : A0
Model number : WS-C2970G-24TS-E
System serial number : CSG0907P12S
Top Assembly Part Number : 800-24261-03
Top Assembly Revision Number : A0
Hardware Board Revision Number : 0x02
!!! WARNING: The switch is not usable !!!
Unable to create l2trace server process, socket_open() failed
Press RETURN to get started!
00:01:03: %SPANTREE-5-EXTENDED_SYSID: Extended SysId enabled for type vlanCannot Get the number of ports in MAC notification
00:01:04: %SYS-5-RESTART: System restarted --
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS (tm) C2970 Software (C2970-I6L2-M), Version 12.2(20)SE4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1986-2005 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Sat 08-Jan-05 22:28 by antonino
00:01:04: Unable to open UDP socket on CMP_PORT
00:01:04: %SW_VLAN-4-IFS_FAILURE: VLAN manager encountered file operation error: call = ifs_read_until (header) / file = / code = 21 (Is a directory) / bytes transfered = -1
-Traceback= 44871C 4454E4 245918 23FDC4
00:01:04: %DHCPD-2-SOCKET_ERROR: DHCP could not open UDP port 67.
Does anyone have any ideas as to why this is happening?? is it software? or hardware? I have run the software recovery with no luck, it sounds hardware but i need to be sure...