Cisco error message: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL

RenĂ© Jorissen on February 1, 2010 1 Comment • Tags: #sys2mallocfail #allocation #failure #leak #leakage #memory

While looking through some logging on a switch (Cisco Catalyst 3550), I noticed the following messages popping up multiple times in the buffer logging. -Process= "Pool Manager", ipl= 0, pid= 5 -Traceback= 1A57D0 1A6DF4 161B3C 1B2BF0 1B2E38 1C6440 Jan 26 14:45:48.970 CET: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL: Memory allocation of 1680 bytes failed from 0x161B38, alignment 0 Pool: I/O  … Read More

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Change ESX host IP address

RenĂ© Jorissen on June 5, 2008 0 Comments • Tags: #esx #failure #ha #segmentation #vlan

Monday I had to migrate an existing network. I added more VLAN’s to the network for segmentation and breaking the broadcast domain. I introduced a regular VLAN, a VoIP VLAN and a management VLAN. So far no problem. The customer is using Cisco Catalyst 3750G and Cisco Catalyst 3560 switches with PoE. I configured the … Read More