Boot from flash problem

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Nov 17th, 2009
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We have a 4506 switch that when I boot it up goes directly to Rommon. But I am getting an error:

******** The system will autoboot now ********

config-register = 0x2102

Autobooting using BOOT variable specified file.....

Current BOOT file is --- cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-53.SG.bin

Invalid filename cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-53.SG.bin. It must begin with device name.

Here is the out put of the dir command:


Directory of bootflash:/

5 -rwx 16169468 Feb 11 2000 08:16:10 +00:00 cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-53.SG.bin

Here is the boot coammnds from the running-config:


boot system flash cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-53.SG.bin



I want the switch to boot from the image file but I am doing something wrong.

Any help very much appreciated,


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yjdabear Tue, 11/17/2009 - 09:08
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Is "boot system flash cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-53.SG.bin" in startup-config?

Or, try "boot system flash bootflash:cat4500-ipbasek9-mz.122-53.SG.bin" in the startup-config.


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