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Cisco Catalyst 3500 Errors

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Good morning. When I power on my Cisco Catalyst 3500 I get the following errors:

Initializing C3500XL flash...
flashfs[1]: 110 files, 3 directories
flashfs[1]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories
flashfs[1]: Total bytes: 3612672
flashfs[1]: Bytes used: 2772992
flashfs[1]: Bytes available: 839680
flashfs[1]: flashfs fsck took 3 seconds.
flashfs[1]: Initialization complete.
...done Initializing C3500XL flash.
C3500XL POST: System Board Test: Passed
C3500XL POST: Daughter Card Test: Passed
C3500XL POST: CPU Buffer Test: Passed
C3500XL POST: CPU Notify RAM Test: Passed
C3500XL POST FAILURE: CPU Interface Test: Failed
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Non-free molecules were seen on the notify ring.
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Non-free molecules were seen on the notify ring.
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Testing Switch Core: Failed
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Testing Buffer Table: Failed
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Data Buffer Test: Failed
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Configuring Switch Parameters: Failed
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Switch Core failing because of CPU Interface Failure
C3500XL POST FAILURE: Cannot test Modules due to failure of Switch Core POST
C3500XL POST FAILURE: AT: Failing because of CPU-Interface failure

Is this switch hopeless? Any thoughts??

Thanks much.
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