Installing WAAS software

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May 2nd, 2010
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Hi Guys,

           Appreciate if any of you could help me to solve this problem..

I've just bought WAE-7326-k9 WAE and tried to load the full image from recovery CD (download from cisco)  but during half way the program just stop with this error..

   FLASH: found, directory validated
  COOKIE: invalid
FLASHDEV: /dev/hda

Installer Main Menu:
    1. Configure Network (done)
    2. Manufacture flash
    3. Install flash cookie
    4. Install flash image from network
    5. Install flash image from cdrom
    6. Install flash image from disk
    7. Wipe out disks and install .bin image
    8. Exit (and reboot)
Choice [0]: 7 
Enter full URL of .bin image to install.
URL for .bin image [file:/cdrom/images/WAAS40.bin]:
Continue?  This will wipe out all disks! [n]: y
- did a
- did b
- did c
- did d
- did e
- did f
- did g
- did h
- did i
- did j
- did k
- did l
- did m
- did n
- did o
- did p
- did q
- did r
- did s
- did t
- did u
- did v
sh: ifconfig: command not found

may i know what could possiblem the problem is....

Thanks in adv..

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Eric Rose Mon, 05/03/2010 - 06:25
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Try option 2,3,5,7,8

Interesting that the model is unknown



obah Mon, 05/03/2010 - 21:33
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option 2 is to prepared the  flash already done but cookie fail

option 3 fail due to unknown model

option 3-5 is just to copt sysimage to flash..

option 6 for future option..

option 7 that's where i stuck..

option 8 exit..

all tried... in fact i've tried download diff ver..result still the same..

some how the ehternet driver is not working ..i guess...that's y the error came out..

Eric Rose Tue, 05/04/2010 - 07:34
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Well Since option 2 and 3 failed. If you were able to install the software it wouldn't work without a valid cookie for the software to recognized.

I guess the unknown model hardware is causing an issue. MIght be a hardware issue.


obah Thu, 05/06/2010 - 00:35
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I have tried to install from all  4.0.X version families still could not go through until i tried next major release Version: 4.1.3b Build: 9 then managed to install successfully..   thanks eric for the clue...

case close..


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