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And if I have no squeeze ...?

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Jan 2nd, 2009
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We have some gateways AS3400, some 3550 and two gateways 3500.

I was trying to remove some crashinfo from the bootflash, the I performed?

router#delete bootflash:<file>

After this command (as normal) the files I deleted appeared taged as deleted.

I got very surprised when I tryed to use the squeeze command and the command wasnt there =0.

That leads me to the question...

How can I flush the deleted files from the bootflash without the squeeze command (please dont say I need to reboot the gateway :( )

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Giuseppe Larosa Fri, 01/02/2009 - 10:29
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Hello Luis,

Cisco devices have different filesystems and not all of them need the squeeze operation.



if your devices have B filesystem the erase command is available but it will delete everything so you need before to upload what you want to restore later

Hope to help


lfplaimer Fri, 01/02/2009 - 11:05
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Hello Giuseppe,

First of all, thank you for your reply, saved me a lot of time.

So I guess theres nio other way, I would need to use the erase command and recopy the files I need from TFTP.

Aight, thanks again for your reply.

Happy new year


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