I am attempting to downgrade(?) a LWAPP 1242 model device. We need it to be autonomous until such time, a Controller can be introduced into the environment. We have no IOS version AP's on-hand, so this is a must-do process.
I have accessed the instructions that discuss pressing the MODE button, etc. The ESC button has no affect whatsoever during flash initialization - I never see the [ ap: ] prompt. Have tried multiple versions, including over 60 seconds of holding MODE down when unplugging and plugging power cable back in.
I am statically connected to the AP using 10.0.0.x range, as directed and TFTP Server is running with appropriate file downloaded and renamed per instructions. The MODE process does prompt for accessing TFTP server - but process simply times out and runs back to existing flash file.
As instructed, I press MODE and then after reboot attempt to access a webpage inside the device - it is still LWAPP - and nothing is accessible. Your instructions appear misleading.
Would appreciate advice on how to access [ ap: ] only mode on 1242 model access point.