Recover Router

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Apr 27th, 2007
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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


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
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Hi there,

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


Mohammed Mahmoud.

Amin Shaikh Sat, 04/28/2007 - 06:03
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I cannot get the prompt to delete

What steps are required?

mohammedmahmoud Sat, 04/28/2007 - 08:15
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Thanks God you didn't remove it.

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

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

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

HTH, please rate if it does help,

Mohammed Mahmoud.


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