Problem with IOS

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Apr 25th, 2007
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I'm having problems with IOS file (1700 series router), when i try boot the router with the new IOS appear this error:

*** System received a Software forced crash ***

signal= 0x17, code= 0x5, context= 0x0

PC = 0xbaddaddd, Vector = 0xbaddaddd, SP = 0xbaddaddd

how can i solv this?

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o.wong Thu, 04/26/2007 - 02:28
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This KB article should point you in the right direction:

You said that you had tried loading a new IOS - I assume the router was working well before, so the most likely cause of this error is corrupt IOS image.

You can try downloading a new IOS image from You will probably have to load this new IOS from ROMMON mode on the router. Please refer here for a how-to:

Hope this helps.



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