Boot System Command Ignored 4507R-E

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Oct 20th, 2009
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Hey guys,

I'm not well versed with this model and here's my problem. I already had an IOS in bootflash, but as I entered the new one and gave my 4507R-E a "boot system bootflash:NameOfIOS" command....it completely ignored and autobooted on the first IOS it found....The old one.


I ended up deleting and squeezing the old one so as to get what I wanted but, I would've enjoyed keeping the old one too.


Can you tell me what I'm doin' wrong, and how to go about doin'it right the nex time!?


Thanx,


WANimal


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glen.grant Tue, 10/20/2009 - 10:27
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Usually from the factory the config register is 0x2101 which means it will load the first one it sees in bootflash . Change the register to 0x2102 then use "boot system flash bootflash: and it will load whatever is named in the boot statement.

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