Used Cisco 7200 series missing NVRAM

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Sep 22nd, 2010

We purchased a 7200 series with a c7200-i/o and rj-45 fast ethernet ports. The NVRAM chip in missing. How can I get one? Does it have to have one installed?

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Nagaraja Thanthry Wed, 09/22/2010 - 20:04

Hello,

Are you referring to NVRAM or are you referring to Flash? NVRAM is supposed to be part of the motherboard. So, if you do not have NVRAM, then I guess you need to have a different I/O module. If you do not have the Flash card, then you can buy one that is compatible (PCMCIA Card).

Regards,

NT

allanknisley Thu, 09/23/2010 - 07:27

I am referring to the NVRAM that is supposed to be in the I/O card. When I connect to the console port and turn on the router I get :

System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(10) [dschwart 10], RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Copyright (c) 1994 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Warning: monitor nvram area is corrupt ... using default values

environment checksum in NVRAM failed

Warning: NVRAM size is 0

C7200 processor with 131072 Kbytes of main memory

rommon 1 >

  Configuration Summary

enabled are:

console baud: 9600

boot: the ROM Monitor

I can't get out of rommon.

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