royalblues Wed, 06/06/2007 - 03:42
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The switch can go into ROMmon mode for any of these reasons:


The boot variables are not set correctly to boot the switch from a valid software image.


The configuration register is not set correctly.


The software image on the bootflash: is missing or corrupted, or there is a software upgrade failure.


have a look at this link

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/products_tech_note09186a00800949c3.shtml


HTH, rate if it does

Narayan

gmvburg23 Wed, 06/06/2007 - 04:13
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Went into register to change to 0x2102 and resolved--thanks!

Amit Singh Wed, 06/06/2007 - 03:47
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Which OS you are running? Is it CatOS or IOS.


There are two things that you can check and change.


1. Config-regsiter should be 0x2102


For IOS, once the switch is booted Check the " Show version".It will list you config register at the end. Do the following:


Conf t

config-register 0x2102



For CatOS, Check "show boot", and it will list the config register there.Do the following


console(enable)> Set config-register 0x2102


2. Check the bootpath for the switch boot. makre sure that it is configured properly and the files name is listed there. use " show boot " for the same.


3. Make sure that a valid image file exist in the flash or CF card and the bootpath is set accordingly.


Please see the docs below:


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps700/products_tech_note09186a008015bfa1.shtml


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/products_tech_note09186a00800949c3.shtml


HTH,please rate if it does.


-amit singh







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