RSM CAT5509 IOS Upgrade

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Apr 15th, 2009


I will be upgrading IOS image on RSM Cat5509 from 11.2 version to 12.2 . Do i also need to upgrade bootloader image?

also what is the significance of bootloader image in the boot process?

boot bootldr < >

boot system < >

I have this problem too.
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glen.grant Wed, 04/15/2009 - 12:45

I don't believe you have to but it probably wouldn't hurt seeing the bootloader is so old . The bootloader is like a mini IOS that loads if for some reason the main image doesn't load.It gives you a lot more flexibility in recovering the box instead of it booting into rommon .


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