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3Com MSR Family Release Notes 

Software Version 5.20 

 

3Com MSR Models 20-20, 20-21, 20-40, 30-16, 30-20, 30-40, 

30-60, 50-40, 50-60 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Software Version 5.20 Release 1508 

Part Number: 10016435 rev. AA 

 

Published Date: October 2007 
 

 


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Contents 

1. Introduction .......................................................................................................................................... 3

 

1.1

 

Scope ........................................................................................................................................ 3

 

1.2

 

Online Resources ....................................................................................................................... 4

 

1.3

 

System Requirements ................................................................................................................ 4

 

2. Known Issues for 3Com MSR................................................................................................................. 7

 

2.1

 

System Management ................................................................................................................. 7

 

2.2

 

Interface Management .............................................................................................................. 7

 

2.3

 

Link Layer Protocol..................................................................................................................... 7

 

2.4

 

Network Protocol....................................................................................................................... 8

 

2.5

 

Routing Protocol........................................................................................................................ 8

 

2.6

 

Multicast Protocol...................................................................................................................... 8

 

2.7

 

Quality of Service (QoS) ............................................................................................................. 8

 

2.8

 

MPLS ......................................................................................................................................... 8

 

2.9

 

Voice and Router Inter-Operability - VCX and NBX issues...........................................................9

 

2.10

 

Documentation Errors................................................................................................................ 9

 

2.11

 

Hardware .................................................................................................................................. 9

 

3. Upgrading Software .............................................................................................................................. 9

 

3.1

 

Upgrading with FTP ................................................................................................................... 9

 

3.2

 

BOOT Menu ............................................................................................................................10

 

3.2.1

 

Boot Menu 4: File Control.................................................................................. 10

 

3.2.2

 

Boot Menu  5. Modify Bootrom Password.......................................................... 12

 

3.2.3

 

Boot Menu  6: Ignore System Configuration ...................................................... 12

 

3.2.4

 

Boot Menu  7: Boot Rom Operation Menu......................................................... 12

 

3.2.5

 

Boot Menu  8: Clear Super Password ................................................................. 12

 

3.2.6

 

Boot Menu  9: Device Operation ........................................................................ 13

 

3.3

 

Upgrading Software Using Xmodem........................................................................................13

 

3.3.1

 

Upgrading the application image ....................................................................... 13

 

3.4

 

Upgrading Software Using TFTP (option 1) .............................................................................. 15

 

3.5

 

Upgrading Software Using TFTP (option 2) .............................................................................. 15

 

 

 


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1. Introduction 

1.1 Scope 

These release notes summarize the operational requirements and known issues for the new 
3Com MSR software releases listed in Table 1.  

This software release does not apply to previous router releases and past router products are not 
related to this new series. Software from this release will not operate on older 3Com routers and 
is not supported on any routers but this new release. 

Table 1: Software Release v5.20 Release 1508 

Software Release Filenames 

Description 

MSR50-CMW520-B1508P01-
SI.BIN 

The software agent which runs on the MSR50  (including 
bootrom) 

 

 

MSR30-CMW520-B1508P01-
SI.BIN 

The software agent which runs on the MSR30 (including 
bootrom) 

 

 

MSR3016-CMW520-
B1508P01-SI.bin 

The software agent which runs on the MSR3016 (including 
bootrom) 

MSR20-CMW520-B1508P01-
SI.BIN 

The software agent which runs on the MSR20 (including 
bootrom) 

 

 

 

Table 2: Supported Routers 

MSR 20-20 

MSR 20-21 

MSR 20-40 

 

MSR 30-16 

MSR 30-16 POE 

MSR 30-20 

MSR 30-20 POE 

MSR 30-40 

MSR 30-40 POE 

MSR 30-60 

MSR 30-60 POE  

 

 


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MSR 50-40 Chassis 

MSR 50-60 Chassis 

1.2 Online 

Resources 

Visit the 3Com web site for the latest documentation and software updates: www.3Com.com 

•  Obtain a copy of the 3Com MSR Installation GuideCommand Reference Guide, or 

Configuration Guide

•  Obtain current software updates (maintenance releases) and associated release notes for the 

3Com MSR and other 3Com products. 

1.3 System 

Requirements 

The 3Com MSR has these minimum requirements for successful operation: 

•  3Com MSR Chassis 
•  Power Supply 
•  Loadable software image (includes bootrom) 
•  Supported Modules as needed 

 

  

MSR Standard Encryption Accelerator 

MSR Advanced Encryption Accelerator 

  

MSR 8-Channel Voice Processor Module 

MSR 16-Channel Voice Processor Module 

MSR 24-Channel Voice Processor Module 

MSR 32-Channel Voice Processor Module 

MSR Voice Co-Processor Module 

  

MSR OSM MIM (D:80/M:512/F:256) 

MSR OSM FIC (D:80/M:512/F:256) 

MSR OSM FIC (D:80/M:1024/F:256) 

  

Router 1-Port 10/100 SIC 

Router 1-Port Enhanced Serial SIC 

Router 1-Port ADSL2+ SIC 

Router 1-Port Fractional T1 SIC 

 


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Router 1-Port Fractional E1 SIC 

Router 1-Port Analog Modem SIC 

Router 1-Port FXS SIC 

Router 2-Port FXS SIC 

Router 1-Port FXO SIC 

Router 2-Port FXO SIC 

Router 4-Port 10/100 SIC 

Router 4-Port 10/100 POE SIC 

Router 9-Port 10/100 DSIC 

Router 9-Port 10/100 POE DSIC 

Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 SIC 

Router 1-Port E1-Voice SIC 

Router 1-Port T1-Voice SIC 

Router 1-Port ISDN-S/T SIC 

Router 1-Port ISDN-U SIC 

  

Router 2-Port 10/100 MIM 

Router 2-Port Enhanced Serial MIM 

Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial MIM 

Router 2-Port CE1/PRI MIM 

Router 4-Port CE1/PRI MIM 

Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T MIM 

Router 1-Port G.SHDSL MIM 

Router 2-Port FT1/CT1/PRI MIM 

Router NDEC2 Encryption Accelerator MIM 

Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 MIM 

Router 1-Port FT3/CT3 MIM 

Router 1-Port GbE Fiber MIM 

Router 1-Port FE3/CE3 MIM 

Router 4-Port E1 IMA MIM 

Router 4-Port T1 IMA MIM 

Router 2-Port FXS MIM 

 


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Router 4-Port FXS MIM 

Router 2-Port FXO MIM 

Router 4-Port FXO MIM 

Router 2-Port E&M MIM 

Router 4-Port E&M MIM 

Router 16-Port 10/100 MIM 

Router 16-Port 10/100 POE MIM 

Router 24-Port 10/100 DMIM 

Router 1-Port E1-Voice MIM 

Router 1-Port T1-Voice MIM 

Router 2-Port E1-Voice MIM 

Router 2-Port T1-Voice MIM 

Router 24-Port 10/100 POE DMIM 

  

Router 1-Port E1-Voice FIC 

Router 1-Port T1-Voice FIC 

Router 2-Port E1-Voice FIC 

Router 2-Port T1-Voice FIC 

Router 4-Port FXS FIC 

Router 4-Port FXO FIC 

Router 4-Port E&M FIC 

Router 2-Port 10/100 FIC 

Router 1-Port 10/100/1000 FIC 

Router 1-Port GbE Fiber FIC 

Router 16-Port 10/100 FIC 

Router 16-Port 10/100 POE FIC 

Router 24-Port 10/100 DFIC 

Router 24-Port 10/100 POE DFIC 

Router 4-Port Enhanced Serial FIC 

Router 8-Port Enhanced Serial FIC 

Router 4-Port CE1/PRI FIC 

Router 8-Port CE1/PRI FIC 

 


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Router 4-Port Fractional E1 FIC 

Router 4-Port FT1/CT1PRI FIC 

Router 4-Port Fractional T1 FIC 

Router 4-Port ISDN-S/T FIC 

Router 4-Port E1-IMA FIC 

Router 4-Port T1-IMA FIC 

Router 1-Port FE3/CE3 FIC 

Router 1-Port FT3/CT3 FIC 

Router 1-Port E3 ATM FIC 

Router 1-Port T3 ATM FIC 

Router 1-Port OC-3 POS FIC 

Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM MM FIC 

Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SM FIC 

Router 1-Port OC-3 ATM SML FIC 

 

2. Known Issues for 3Com MSR 

2.1 System 

Management 

•  The “Remove Slot” command does not remove the module from the H/W inventory list.   
•  The rlogin command is not supported. 
•  FTP clients cannot list a directory when the FTP server is not listening on port 21. 3Com 

recommends that you always configure to port 21. 

2.2 Interface 

Management 

•  If incoming packets are dropped due to the CPU overloading, the dropped packets are 

not counted or recorded.  

•  If load-sharing is configured, packets are counted but the number of flows is not. 
•  Some CLI commands are only available for certain interfaces, (for example, router or 

bridge interfaces). If one of these commands is entered from the CLI, but an 
appropriate interface is not installed, the error message ‘unrecognized command’ will 
be displayed. 

•  4-Port FSW and 9-Port FSW modules support port mirroring in inbound direction only.  

2.3 

Link Layer Protocol 

•  Link auto-negotiation does not succeed between PC and 4FSW / 9FSW SICs if the PC 

uses the Intel i82555 chipset. Use fixed speed/duplex option in this case.   

 


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•  Fiber GigE links do not support bridge port link mode.   

•  GigE combo port is not auto-detectable. By default the port mode is set to copper. If the 

SFP interface is to be used this must be configured. 

•  Layer2 FSM modules on different slots cannot communicate with each other. 
•  In addition to DSS1, QSIG master (network side) is supported on T1 interfaces.  

 

 

2.4 Network 

Protocol 

•  There is a new RIP timer option, “suppress” under the RIP process ID, which is defaulted 

to 120 seconds. By setting the suppress timer to 0, the RIP route table can get updated 
immediately.   

•  The Linux network stack on the OSM module does not fragment packets by default. 

3Com therefore recommends that applications running on the OSM do  "not" use large 
packets that require fragmentation. 

•  SIP and H.323 NAT ALG are not supported.  Since ALG is not supported, embedded IP 

addresses in SIP & H323 do not get translated.  

•  DHCP will not work for devices attached to interfaces placed in a bridge-set. 
•  DHCP relay does not work with the Bridge-Template interface. 

2.5 Routing 

Protocol 

•  This release does not include commands to reset the IPv6-OSPFv3, IPV6-RIPng, and IPv6-

ISIS processes or statistics. 

•  Using a non-existing OSPFv3 process ID in the router configuration does not generate an 

error message. For example:  

[5760-GigabitEthernet0/0.1]dis ospfv3 20  
Info: No such OSPFv3 process  
[5760-GigabitEthernet0/0.1]ospfv3 20 area 10   
[5760-GigabitEthernet0/0.1] 

•  Pointing a static route out a physical interface will not work for any network type except 

a point-to-point network. 

2.6 Multicast 

Protocol 

•  Multicast is not supported with VLAN interfaces. 
•  IGMP is not supported in a bridge template. 

2.7 

Quality of Service (QoS) 

•  NQA does not support hostnames. Use IP addresses instead. 

2.8 MPLS 

•  The command ‘debug mpls ldp pdu interface yyy x/x’ will not display received hello 

messages. The command, without the interface specified (i.e. ‘debug mpls pdu), will 
display received hello messages for all MPLS interfaces. 

 


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2.9 

Voice and Router Inter-Operability - VCX and NBX issues  

•  SIP Statistics do not show error events.   
•  Attendant Call Transfer fails when the destination phone is in the busy state with call 

waiting enabled. 

2.10 Documentation 

Errors 

•  Port-id is not required to configure a monitor port in a mirror group. 

2.11 Hardware 

•  The Power Cord Strain Relief Clip that is included in the MSR packaging is designed to 

be used only in China. Please discard this clip if you are using the product outside of 
China. 

3. Upgrading Software 

This section describes how to upgrade the software in your 3Com Router. 

3.1 

Upgrading with FTP 

Use the following procedure to upgrade the software with FTP: 

Note: You must have level 3 privileges. 

1  In the User View, enter: ftp <server ip address or hostname>. 

a.  Login to the server. 

b.  Set the transfer mode to binary. 

c.  Use the “get” command to download the new image. 

d.  Exit ftp. 

2  Remain in the User View. 

3  Set the router to boot from the new image using “boot-loader file <filename> main”. 

4  Answer “Y” to the confirmation question. 

5  Reboot the router. 

The following example illustrates this procedure: 

<MSR-50>ftp 172.16.1.254 
Trying 172.16.1.254 ... Press CTRL+K to abort Connected to 172.16.1.254. 
220 181NAT Microsoft FTP Service (Version 5.0). 
User(172.16.1.254:(none)):anonymous 
331 Anonymous access allowed, send identity (e-mail name) as password. 
Password: 
230 Anonymous user logged in. 
[ftp]binary 
200 Type set to I. 
[ftp]get msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 
200 PORT command successful. 
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 
(18337204 
bytes). 
..............................................................226 
Transfer complete. 

 


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FTP: 18337204 byte(s) received in 93.557 second(s) 196.00K byte(s)/sec. 
[ftp]quit 
221 
<MSR-50>boot-loader file msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin main 
  This command will set the boot file. Continue? [Y/N]:y 
 
  The specified file will be used as the main boot file at the next 
reboot! 
<MSR-50>reboot 

3.2 BOOT 

Menu 

1  Start the router, When “Press Ctrl-B to enter Boot Menu ..........” appears, press <Ctrl+B>, 

you will be prompted to enter the Boot ROM password: 

 
  Please input Boot ROM password: 

2  Once the correct password is entered (there is no password by default), the Boot menu is 

displayed, as shown below: (Note that the menu may be slightly different depending on the 
version of code used) 

 
==================<EXTENDED-BOOTROM MENU>==================== 
| <1> Boot From CF Card                                     | 
| <2> Enter Serial SubMenu                                  | 
| <3> Enter Ethernet SubMenu                                | 
| <4> File Control                                          | 
| <5> Modify Bootrom Password                               | 
| <6> Ignore System Configuration                           | 
| <7> Boot Rom Operation Menu                               | 
| <8> Clear Super Password                                  | 
| <9> Device Operation                                      | 
| <a> Reboot                                                | 
============================================================= 
Enter your choice(1-a): 

The Boot menu options are described in the following sections. 

•  1: Boot From CF Card. (Continue to Boot as normal) 
•  2: Enter Serial SubMenu. (see Section 3.3) 
•  3: Enter Ethernet SubMenu. (see Section 3.5) 

3.2.1  Boot Menu 4: File Control 

Routers with more than 8 Mb of Flash provide a dual-image function. The system defines three 
default application files for booting the router (see below). When these files are loaded to Flash, 
the file specified by this option is used to boot the router. If you want to change the order or the 
boot file, you can select this option from the Boot ROM menu and make modifications. 

The default names, types, and selected sequence of main, backup, and secure application files 
are described as follows: 

•  Main application file: default name is main.bin, file type M. This is the default file the system 

uses to boot. 

•  Backup application file: default name is backup.bin, file type B. This file will be used to boot 

system when the main file fails. 

 


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•  Secure application file: default name is secure.bin, file type S. This file will be used to boot 

the router when the main and backup file fails. The system will display a booting failure 
message if the secure application file also fails. 

Note: 

•  Only the application file types M, B, and S can be used to boot the system. Applications 

marked as N cannot be used to boot the router. 

•  The names of the applications in Flash can be modified using CLI commands after the 

router has started. Refer to the  “System Management” document for more information 
on the CLI commands. The application file types M, B, and N can be modified in either 
the Boot ROM menu or by the CLI commands after the application is started. 
Modifications to the file type of applications with type S are not allowed. 

•  Because the secure boot file is the last file the system uses to boot properly, the file type 

of secure boot file is not allowed to be changed, nor is it derived from any other type of 
file. It can only be downloaded via the Boot ROM menu, and its name must be specified 
as secure.bin. If you change the file name of the secure file using rename command 
after the system has started, there is no secure boot file in Flash and you need to 
download it again. 

•  Only one file of each type (M, B, and S) can exist in Flash. For example, if a file of type M 

and a file of type B exist in Flash, it is impossible to have a second file type of M or B. If 
the file type of another application is to be changed to B, the existing file of type B will 
be changed to N. 

When you select option 4 in the Boot ROM menu, the following menu appears (suppose there 
are four application files stored in Flash, all of which with following types:) 

 
========================<File CONTROL>======================= 
|Note:the operating device is CF Card                       | 
| <1> Display All File                                      | 
| <2> Set Application   File type                           | 
| <3> Set Configuration File type                           | 
| <4> Delete File                                           | 
| <5> Exit To Main Menu                                     | 
============================================================= 
Enter your choice(1-5): 2 
 

The following menu appears if you select 2, through which you can change the application file 
type of any application file: 

 
Please set  application file type in cf: 
 
    M=MAIN      B=BACKUP      S=SECURE      N=NOTYPE 
************************************************************************
**** 
 NO.    Size(B)                Time   Type       Name 
  0    16633532   Oct-20-2006 16:38      B    cf:/MAIN.BIN 
  1    17646396   Feb-15-2007 11:13      M    cf:/old_image.bin 
  2    17675028   Mar-16-2007 11:31      S    cf:/secure.bin 
  3    18260468   Jul-31-2007 08:44      N    cf:/msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-
si.bin 
************************************************************************
**** 
Enter File Name:  cf:/msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 

 


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You must enter the filename as it appears under “Name.”  When the filename is validated, the 
following menu appears: 

      Modify this file Attribute: 
           1.   +Main 
           2.   -Main 
           3.   +Backup 
           4.   -Backup 
           5.   Exit 
      Enter your choice(1-5):  1 

The type of the original main file is changed to N., and cf:/msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin will 
be used to boot the router. 

A similar process is used to set the configuration file type 

3.2.2  Boot Menu  5. Modify Bootrom Password 

There is no password set to enter the Bootrom by default. Use this option to change the 
password as desired. 

3.2.3  Boot Menu  6: Ignore System Configuration 

In this case, an ignore flag will be set in Flash, and the default factory configuration will be used 
for booting. 

3.2.4  Boot Menu  7: Boot Rom Operation Menu 

The Boot ROM menu provides two methods for upgrading the program and the Boot ROM sub-
menu operations, which are described in the following subsections. 

The Boot ROM Operation Option menu includes: 

 
=====================<BOOT ROM OPERATION>==================== 
|Note:the operating device is CF Card                       | 
| <1> Backup Full Boot ROM                                  | 
| <2> Restore Full Boot ROM                                 | 
| <3> Update Full Boot ROM With XModem                      | 
| <4> Update Extended Boot ROM With XModem                  | 
| <5> Update Basic Boot ROM With XModem                     | 
| <6> Exit To Main Menu                                     | 
| Note:When Update Full/Extended/Basic BootRom,they are the | 
|      same file                                            | 
============================================================= 

Enter your choice(1-6): 

This menu allows you to upgrade, backup, or restore the Boot ROM program. 

Exit the Boot ROM menu and reboot the router when complete. 

Note: 

The Boot menu appears only when you press <Ctrl+B> within 3 seconds after the 

message “Press Ctrl-B to enter Boot Menu…” appears. If you wish to enter the Boot Menu 
after the program begins uncompressing, you must to reboot the router.
 

3.2.5  Boot Menu  8: Clear Super Password 

This temporarily clears the Super Password if one exists. 

 


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3.2.6  Boot Menu  9: Device Operation 

Normally not used since only one storage device is supported currently. 

3.3 

Upgrading Software Using Xmodem 

You can use the console port to upgrade the software using Xmodem without the need to set 
up a network environment. 

3.3.1  Upgrading the application image 

1  Enter the Boot Menu (refer to the “Boot Menu” section) and enter <2> to download an 

application image using Xmodem. The router supports the following downloading speeds: 

 
========================<BAUDRATE SET>======================= 
|Note:  Change The HyperTerminal's Baudrate Accordingly,    | 
|       Press 'Enter' to exit with things untouched.        | 
|--------------------<Baudrate Avaliable>-------------------| 
| <1> 9600(Default)                                         | 
| <2> 19200                                                 | 
| <3> 38400                                                 | 
| <4> 57600                                                 | 
| <5> 115200                                                | 
| <6> Exit                                                  | 
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Enter Your Choice(1-6): 
 

2  Select an option, 5 for 115200 bps for example. The following appears: 

 
Change the baudrate on PC side first! 

3  Change your terminal’s baud rate to the same baud rate for software download (115200 

bps in this example). After that, select [Dial-in/Disconnect] to disconnect the terminal, and 
[Dial-in/Dialing] to reconnect it. Then, press <Enter> to continue. The system displays: 

 
The current baudrate is 115200 
======================<SERIAL SUB-MENU>====================== 
|Note:the operating device is CF Card                       | 
| <1> Download Application Program To SDRAM And Run         | 
| <2> Update Main Application File                          | 
| <3> Update Backup Application File                        | 
| <4> Update Secure Application File                        | 
| <5> Modify Serial Interface Parameter                     | 
| <6> Exit To Main Menu                                     | 
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Enter your choice(1-6): 2 
 
Select program file please. 
Waiting...CCCCCCCCCC 

Note:  The new baud rate takes effect only after you reconnect the terminal emulation 
program. 

4  Select [Transfer/Send File] in the terminal window. The following dialog box pops up: 

 


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5  Click <Browse>. Select the file to be downloaded and set protocol to Xmodem. Click 

<Send>. The following interface pops up: 

 

6  After completing the download, the system begins writing data to Flash memory, and then 

displays the following information on the screen: 

 

Download successfully! 

137680480 bytes downloaded! 

Input the File Name:

 msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin

 

Updating File cf:/

msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin

 

........ 

Update Success! 

======================<SERIAL SUB-MENU>====================== 
|Note:the operating device is CF Card                       | 
| <1> Download Application Program To SDRAM And Run         | 
| <2> Update Main Application File                          | 
| <3> Update Backup Application File                        | 
| <4> Update Secure Application File                        | 
| <5> Modify Serial Interface Parameter                     | 
| <6> Exit To Main Menu                                     | 
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Enter your choice(1-6): 6 

 


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Select option 6 to exit to the Main Boot Menu and then reboot the router from there.

  

Be sure to change the baud rate of the console terminal back to 9600 bps, disconnect, and re-
dial if it was changed to speed up the download. Then you can see the system reboot in 
progress. 

3.4 Upgrading 

Software 

Using TFTP (option 1) 

Use the following procedure to upgrade the software with TFTP: 

1  You must have level 3 privileges. 

2  In the User View, enter: tftp <server ip address or hostname> get <filename>. 

3  Enter the System View. 

4  Set the router to boot from the new image using “boot main <filename>”. 

5  Exit the System View. 

6  Reboot the router. 

The following example illustrates this procedure: 

 
<MSR-50>tftp 172.16.1.254 get msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 
File will be transferred in binary mode. Downloading file from remote 
tftp server, please 
wait.................................................................. 
....................................................................... 
........................................................./ TFTP: 
18337204 bytes received in 194 second(s). 
File downloaded successfully. 
<MSR-50>boot-loader file msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin main 
This command will set the boot file. Continue? [Y/N]:y 
 
  The specified file will be used as the main boot file at the next 
reboot! 
<MSR-50>reboot 
 

3.5 Upgrading 

Software 

Using TFTP (option 2) 

Upgrading the application image with the Ethernet SubMenu will use an Ethernet interface to 
download the application. In this approach, the router is the TFTP Client and needs to connect 
to a TFTP Server using a fixed Ethernet interface. The following describes how to upgrade the 
application image with this approach: 

1  Start the TFTP Server on the host connected to the Ethernet interface on the router. Set the 

path for the source file to be downloaded. 

Caution: No TFTP Server is available on the routers. You must have a TFTP server available. 

2  In the Boot Menu, select option 3 to enter the Ethernet SubMenu (shown below): 

 
====================<ETHERNET SUB-MENU>====================== 
|Note:the operating device is CF Card                       | 
| <1> Download Application Program To SDRAM And Run         | 
| <2> Update Main Application File                          | 
| <3> Update Backup Application File                        | 
| <4> Update Secure Application File                        | 

 


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| <5> Change Ethernet Parameter                             | 
| <6> Exit To Main Menu                                     | 
| < Ensure The Parameter Be Modified Before Downloading! >  | 
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Enter your choice(1-6):5 

3  Select option 5 (Change Ethernet Parameter) to change the download parameters, as shown 

in the example below. 

Note: To modify the parameter values, enter the new values next to the existing values. Do not 
use the Delete or Backspace key to erase the existing values. 

 
Note: Two protocols for download, tftp & ftp. 
      You can modify the flags following the menu except the boot 
device. 
      tftp--0x80, ftp--0x0. 
 
'.' = clear field;  '-' = go to previous field;  Ctrl+D = quit 
 
boot device          : mottsec0 
processor number     : 0 
host name            : host 
file name            : msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 
inet on ethernet (e) : 172.16.1.1 
inet on backplane (b): 
host inet (h)        : 172.16.1.254 
gateway inet (g)     : 
user (u)             :  
ftp password (pw) (blank = use rsh):  
flags (f)            : 0x80 
target name (tn)     : 
startup script (s)   : 
other (o)            : 

Table 5: Description on the download parameters 

Parameter Description 

Download boot device 

The Ethernet port for downloading; leave the default as is. The 
physical port is usually the first Ethernet port(Eth 0/0 or GigE 
0/0) 

Download file name 

Name of the image file to be downloaded. 

Target file name 

File name to be used on the router.  If left blank, the current 
filename  for that application type will be used 

Inet on ethernet 

IP address of interface eth0. 

Host inet 

IP address of the server where the image is stored. 

Gateway inet 

You must configure the gateway address if the server and the 
router are not located on the same segment. 

 

4  When the Ethernet SubMenu is re-displayed, select option 2 (Update Main Application File) 

to download and write the application image to Flash memory. Depending on the running 
code, the system display would look something like: 

 
Attached TCP/IP interface to mottsec0. 

 


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Warning: no netmask specified. 
Attaching network interface lo0... done. 
Loading... 
Done! 
18337204 bytes downloaded. 
Input the File Name: msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 
 
Updating File cf:/msr50-cmw520-b1508p01-si.bin 
........ 
Update Success! 

The system returns to the Ethernet SubMenu. Exit out of there and choose the “Reboot” option. 

If you had selected option 1 (Download Application Program To SDRAM And Run) in the 
Ethernet SubMenu to directly download the application to the RAM and run it there, the 
downloaded application image cannot survive a reboot because the application is not written to 
Flash memory. 

Note: Upon completion of an application image upgrade, the router reboots and checks the 
Boot ROM version for consistency. If the version of the current extended Boot ROM image 
segment is not the same as that of the extended segment to be started, the system 
automatically updates the Boot ROM image, and displays “Upgrade Bootrom............! Download 
completed. Please wait, it needs a long time   ######   Writing into Boot ROM Succeeds.” The 
system will then continue the boot process.