3548 IOS transfer

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Aug 20th, 2007

I have a 3548 that will not boot after a power outage. It continually cycles through the post and reboots. I can break into 'switch:' mode and want to try to reload the IOS on the flash to see if it may be the problem. I don't see the 'xmodem' command available though. Can I copy the IOS back to the swith with TFTP or XMODEM from the switch: prompt?

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Correct Answer by royalblues about 9 years 5 months ago

From the switch: prompt, initialize the flash and load the helper commands. After this you should be able to see the xmodem command

switch:

switch:flash_init

switch:load_helper

After this you can do xmodem

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps628/products_tech_note09186a0080169696.shtml

HTH

Narayan

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