Recover Router

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Apr 27th, 2007

Hello,

I have 2811 series router running IP base IOS, later I added VOICE supporting IOS and reload the router.

now the router doesnt boot ; just freezes

Please let me know the steps to restore the router in working mode?? Will I lose my configuration on the router.

Details of router

Cisco 2811 (revision 53.50) with 251904K/10240K bytes of memory

flash:c2800nm-ipbase-mz.124-3d.bin

239K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

62720K bytes of ATA CompactFlash (Read/Write)

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mohammedmahmoud Fri, 04/27/2007 - 22:52

Hi there,

Have you removed the old IOS (IP Base), after add the new Voice IOS ?

BR,

Mohammed Mahmoud.

mohammedmahmoud Sat, 04/28/2007 - 08:15

Hi,

Thanks God you didn't remove it.

First: reload the router and do a break sequence to enter rommon mode:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps133/products_tech_note09186a0080174a34.shtml

Second: dir your flash to get the old IP-Base IOS exact name:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5854/prod_configuration_guide09186a00802c35e9.html#wp1066200

Third: boot the router using the old IP-Base image:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5854/prod_configuration_guide09186a00802c35e9.html#wp1064046

HTH, please rate if it does help,

Mohammed Mahmoud.

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