Unable to verify flash in 3550 switch

Answered Question
Mar 22nd, 2010

Hi all,

I have 3550 and 2950 switch.

From 2950 i am able to verify flash as shown below

2950T2>sh flash

Directory of flash:/

    2  -rwx     3721946  Feb 28 1993 17:31:57 -07:00  c2950-i6k2l2q4-mz.121-22.EA13.bin
    3  -rwx          24  Mar 22 2010 02:23:02 -06:00  private-config.text
    4  -rwx         616  Feb 07 2010 17:22:39 -07:00  vlan.dat
    5  -rwx        4877  Mar 22 2010 02:23:02 -06:00  config.text
    7  -rwx         316  Oct 27 1993 23:57:54 -06:00  env_vars
   21  -rwx         109  Feb 28 1993 17:04:19 -07:00  info
   22  -rwx         109  Feb 28 1993 17:04:19 -07:00  info.ver

7741440 bytes total (4009984 bytes free)
2950T2#verify flash:c2950-i6k2l2q4-mz.121-22.EA13.bin
Verified flash:c2950-i6k2l2q4-mz.121-22.EA13.bin
2950T2#

From 3550 i get error message

Switch#sh flash

Directory of flash:/

    2  -rwx     6719771  Mar 21 2010 23:17:44 -06:00  c3550-ipbase-mz.122-44.SE6.bin
    3  -rwx        1048  Mar 22 2010 15:35:07 -06:00  multiple-fs
  406  -rwx         285  Feb 28 1993 17:14:38 -07:00  info.ver
  407  -rwx         580  Mar 21 2010 15:09:27 -06:00  vlan.dat
    5  -rwx        2747  Mar 22 2010 15:35:07 -06:00  config.text
    6  -rwx           0  Mar 22 2010 15:34:22 -06:00  env_vars
    7  -rwx          42  Mar 22 2010 15:34:22 -06:00  system_env_vars
    8  -rwx           5  Mar 22 2010 15:35:07 -06:00  private-config.text

15998976 bytes total (9270272 bytes free)
Switch#verify flash:c3550-ipbase-mz.122-44.SE6.bin
%Error verifying flash:c3550-ipbase-mz.122-44.SE6.bin (No such file or directory)**************************
Switch#

Can someone expalin me please why u get this error message?

is my IOS  ok?

thnaks

mahesh

I have this problem too.
0 votes
Correct Answer by Leo Laohoo about 6 years 10 months ago

2950 should have the /md5 option.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 5 (1 ratings)
Loading.
Leo Laohoo Mon, 03/22/2010 - 15:19

Try the command:  verify /md5 flash:c3550-ipbase-mz.122-44.SE6.bin

mahesh18 Mon, 03/22/2010 - 15:23

Switch# verify /md5 flash:c3550-ipbase-mz.122-44.SE6.bin
...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

..................................................................................Done!
verify /md5 (flash:c3550-ipbase-mz.122-44.SE6.bin) = 9fab1c87835b467b998bb917135786c5

done so it also verify the flash but in differeny way as compare to 2950?

Many thanks

mahesh

mahesh18 Mon, 03/22/2010 - 21:14

Hi leolaohoo

Many thanks i verify the MD5 value at cisco.com software download website it is same

so i am pretty sure that IOS image is healthy

thanks again

mahesh

Actions

This Discussion