weird error when doing "write mem"

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Feb 23rd, 2007

Whenever I performed "write mem", I am

getting this error:


Building configuration...

% Configuration buffer full, can't add command: line vty 0

%Aborting Save. Compress the config.[OK]



Building configuration...

% Configuration buffer full, can't add command: line vty 0

%Aborting Save. Compress the config.[OK]


Basically, I can not save my config into

the flash. How can I fix this? Thanks.


NYC#sh ver

Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) C2600 Software (C2600-IK9O3S3-M), Version 12.3(12), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)

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Compiled Mon 29-Nov-04 15:40 by kellythw

Image text-base: 0x80008098, data-base: 0x819F9E70

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 11.3(2)XA4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

ROM: C2600 Software (C2600-IK9O3S3-M), Version 12.3(12), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)

NYC uptime is 2 days, 8 hours, 38 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System restarted at 03:21:09 UTC Wed Feb 21 2007

System image file is "flash:c2600-ik9o3s3-mz.123-12.bin"

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cisco 2621 (MPC860) processor (revision 0x102) with 59392K/6144K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID xxxxxxx (xxxxxxx)

M860 processor: part number 0, mask 49

Bridging software.

X.25 software, Version 3.0.0.

3 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

32K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

16384K bytes of processor board System flash (Read/Write)

Configuration register is 0x2102


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rodsal.rivas Tue, 08/13/2013 - 08:13

i got the same error..

Richardson-CE1(config)#wr        do wr
Building configuration...

% Warning: Saving this config to nvram may corrupt any network management or security files stored at the end of nvram.
Continue? [no]:
% Configuration buffer full, can't add command:  description ALLOW-GRE-IPSEC-PREFIXES-FROM-MIXME-ROUTER
%Aborting Save. Compress the config, Save it to flash or Free up space on device[OK]

i did service compress-config but the router is very slow right now.. any thoughts what might be causing the slow response of the device?


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