brand new 2851 problem

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Feb 14th, 2008

Got a brand new 2851 and it appears it has a problem when I try to do a write mem I get the following . any way around this or is time to RMA .

*Feb 14 15:13:37.543: %SYS-5-CONFIG_I: Configured from console by console

*Feb 14 15:13:39.463: NV: Invalid Pointer value(45911384) in private configuration structure

*Feb 14 15:13:39.503: NV: Invalid Pointer value(45911384) in private configuration structure

*Feb 14 15:13:39.503: %SYS-4-NV_BLOCK_INITFAIL: Unable to initialize the geometry of nvram

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Correct Answer by davetucker about 8 years 11 months ago

Hi Glen,

Had the same problem with a 3845 the other week.

Try the following

erase /all nvram:

This will erase the NVRAM, Re-Initialise the geometry and reset the pointer unlike the "erase nvram" command.

Hope this helps, if so please rate.

Regards,

Dave

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davetucker Thu, 02/14/2008 - 07:38

Hi Glen,

Had the same problem with a 3845 the other week.

Try the following

erase /all nvram:

This will erase the NVRAM, Re-Initialise the geometry and reset the pointer unlike the "erase nvram" command.

Hope this helps, if so please rate.

Regards,

Dave

glen.grant Thu, 02/14/2008 - 07:42

Dave you are the man , that fixed it . Thats what is great about this forum . Saved me the hassle of RMAing the device . Got to keep that one in the back of mind .

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