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3750-PoE bricked - Magic number mismatch?

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I have a 3750 PoE which I was trying to get the image off by doing a archive upload-sw...... but as it got to the image file it said the file/device was busy and gave up.

I executed the reload command and since then I've had this error message which doesn't allow the switch to boot its IOS:

switch: boot

Loading "flash:c3750-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c/c3750-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c.bin"...flash:c375

0-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c/c3750-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c.bin: magic number mismatch: bad mzip


Error loading "flash:c3750-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c/c3750-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c.bin"

Interrupt within 5 seconds to abort boot process.

Boot process failed...


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Need to add some more info..

My options:

switch: ?

? -- Present list of available commands

boot -- Load and boot an executable image

cat -- Concatenate (type) file(s)

copy -- Copy a file

delete -- Delete file(s)

dir -- List files in directories

flash_init -- Initialize flash filesystem(s)

format -- Format a filesystem

fsck -- Check filesystem consistency

help -- Present list of available commands

load_helper -- Load and initialize a helper image

memory -- Present memory heap utilization information

mkdir -- Create dir(s)

more -- Concatenate (display) file(s)

rename -- Rename a file

reset -- Reset the system

rmdir -- Delete empty dir(s)

set -- Set or display environment variables

set_bs -- Set attributes on a boot sector filesystem

set_param -- Set system parameters in flash

sleep -- Pause (sleep) for a specified number of seconds

-- MORE --

trap -- Cause a software breakpoint to occur

type -- Concatenate (type) file(s)

unset -- Unset one or more environment variables

version -- Display boot loader version


dir of the flash:

switch: dir flash:

Directory of flash:/

2 -rwx 5 private-config.text

3 -rwx 2413 config.text.renamed

4 -rwx 5 private-config.text.renamed

5 drwx 192 c3750-i5-mz.121-19.EA1c

85 -rwx 616 vlan.dat

87 -rwx 2178 config.text

9960448 bytes available (6038528 bytes used)


Can anyone tell me how I can get this booting again? I can't see any options to download code to correct this like I would using ROMMON.



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