I have a 7200, which I received on loan. I'm trying to reset the password and thereafter reset it back to factory defaults.
>show version - Configuration register is 0x2100
rommon 1> confreg 0x2100
rommon 2> reset
System Bootstrap, Version 12.1 (200000710:044039) [nlaw-121E_npeb 117], Development Software
Copyright (c) 1994-2000 by cisco systems, Inc.
C7200 platform with 262144 Kbytes of main memory
---instead of reloading, it reverts to rommon 1>
rommon > boot
Decompresses image and arrives right back to Hostname> . The end result is the same regardless of whether I cycle the unit or cli boot.
I've had to break the boot sequence a couple of times. Although it has arrived at rommon and couple of times as well after a boot instead of hostname>
-I'm confused; any input on this would be appreciated.