Booting issue

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Sep 4th, 2007
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I've a cisco 2611 router what shows the following output during the boot (and it's looped). I tried to enter to rommon, but I couldn't. Is there any procedure to recover the system?

System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(7r) [cmong 7r], RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Copyright (c) 2002 by cisco Systems, Inc.

C2600 platform with 98304 Kbytes of main memory

device does not contain a valid magic number

boot: cannot open "flash:"

an alternate boot helper program is not specified

(monitor variable "BOOTLDR" is not set)

and unable to determine first file in bootflash

loadprog: error - on file open

boot: cannot load "tftp:c2600-advsecurityk9-mz.124-13d.bin"

Thanks your help in advance



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farkascsgy Thu, 09/06/2007 - 06:15
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Hello All,

I successfully resolved this booting issue, the procedure was the following:

I try to reseat the memory modules but it didn't solved the booting loop in next step I remove the interface card result was same finally I unmount the network modulo too ( so all modular things were remved). And during the boot the router caught the Ctrl+Break key sequence and went to rommon, whe the cards were installed it didn't recognize Ctrl+Break. After it IOS upload using tftp.

And now the router is up and running.




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