Error message while deleting the pcm.dat file from cisco 2811 router

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Aug 23rd, 2010

Hi all,


When I tried to delete the file from cisco 2811 router. It shows the following error messages.

%Error deleting flash:/pcm.dat (File in use in an incompatible mode)

Tell me how I delete the file from router.

Regards

Ali Raza

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by vragotha about 6 years 3 months ago

Try disabling the captures and then delete the pcm.dat file

It should be something like -

no voice hpi capture
no voice hpi capture destination flash:pcm.dat
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waqas0612147 Tue, 08/24/2010 - 00:42

Hi,

Is there any solution for this? Because the router is working in live enviornment and it is very difficult to take a down time for this.

LHR-LDA-JT-DC-RTR#delete flas
LHR-LDA-JT-DC-RTR#delete flash:pcm.dat
Delete filename [pcm.dat]?
Delete flash:/pcm.dat? [confirm]
%Error deleting flash:/pcm.dat (File in use in an incompatible mode)
LHR-LDA-JT-DC-RTR#

Regards

Ali Raza

waqas0612147 Fri, 08/27/2010 - 00:22

Hi,

How could we remove the flash when server in running condition. I also don't have a slot in PC to insert a flash. Please tell some other suggestion to resolve this issue.

Regards

Ali Raza

Paolo Bevilacqua Fri, 08/27/2010 - 12:42

Again for the hird time, you can remove the flash with the router running without any problem.

Then you get a $10 usb card reader to delete the file.

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vragotha Fri, 08/27/2010 - 23:11

Try disabling the captures and then delete the pcm.dat file

It should be something like -

no voice hpi capture
no voice hpi capture destination flash:pcm.dat
waqas0612147 Sun, 08/29/2010 - 22:08

Hi Vijay,

Thanks....In first command I just add buffer in last..

no voice hpi capture buffer

Regards

Ali Raza

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