unable to boot an image

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Mar 25th, 2009
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I'm getting the following error msg when booting.

No images in /

Error 15: File not found


unable to boot an image


So I'm trying to use tftp in rommon mode but I can not ping anything from either ASA -> laptop or the other direction. I'm not sure I have correct SET variables in rommon mode.


See attached for details on the error as well as the exact steps I have taken so far.


Bernie

Can anyone help?



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Luis Melendrez Wed, 03/25/2009 - 16:16
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Does your laptop have the right ip address assigned?? If you laptop is your tftp shouldn't you have to assign 10.10.1.2?

bmckean Wed, 03/25/2009 - 18:11
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opps, that was a typo on the document I created. The laptop has the correct address which is 10.10.10.2

bmckean Mon, 03/30/2009 - 11:21
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I made the following changes:

GATEWAY=10.10.10.2

IMAGE=asa804-23-k8.bin


I successfully tftp the image and booted the asa. I did a write mem and reload and it boots back to rommon mode.


So I then, erased disk0: and tried again with same results.


I then downloaded a different image from cisco.com and get the same results.


see the attachment…




bmckean Mon, 03/30/2009 - 11:32
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show ru

ciscoasa# show running-config boo

ciscoasa# show running-config boot

ciscoasa# dir


Directory of disk0:/


1374 drw- 0 10:27:14 Mar 30 2009 crypto_archive

1368 drwx 0 10:27:01 Mar 30 2009 log


0 bytes total (0 bytes free)

ciscoasa# dir ?


/all List all files

/recursive List files recursively

all-filesystems List files on all filesystems

disk0: Directory or file name

disk1: Directory or file name

flash: Directory or file name

system: Directory or file name

ciscoasa# dir disk0: fla

ciscoasa# dir flash:


Directory of disk0:/


1374 drw- 0 10:27:14 Mar 30 2009 crypto_archive

1368 drwx 0 10:27:01 Mar 30 2009 log


0 bytes total (0 bytes free)

ciscoasa# dir sys

ciscoasa# dir system:


Directory of system:/


1 ---- 0 00:00:00 Jan 01 1970 running-config


No space information available

ciscoasa# dir disk0:


Directory of disk0:/


1374 drw- 0 10:27:14 Mar 30 2009 crypto_archive

1368 drwx 0 10:27:01 Mar 30 2009 log

bmckean Mon, 03/30/2009 - 12:12
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I got it working.


After performing the rommon/tftp steps listed above, booted the image:

1. formatted flash again

2. configured the asa int and gateway

3. copy tftp: flash:

4. write mem


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