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2610 router booting prob

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Sep 28th, 2006
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Hi All..

i am gettign folowing message while i boot 2610 router,

device does not contain a valid magic number

boot: cannot open "flash:"

boot: cannot determine first file name on device "flash:"

System Bootstrap, Version 11.3(2)XA4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.

TAC:Home:SW:IOS:Specials for info

C2600 platform with 32768 Kbytes of main memory

I try with tftpdnld command from rommon mode but its not working it says Ready to Download and get timed out..

Any body knows reply....


Dhaval Tandel

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mmorris11 Thu, 09/28/2006 - 09:39
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WEre you able to ping the tftp server before trying to download in rommon?

dhavaltandel Fri, 09/29/2006 - 00:21
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In rommon mode if i setup the ip address and all than it takes it properly but if i ping from tftp to router ip address configured than it wont ping.

i found my flash is empty or currepted...and the tftp is the way to load ios i have from tftp server....

i follow

-configure ip add, subnet mask, tftp server add. from rommon mode.

-but still i cant ping router ip address i configured.

-tftp is working fine i tried by ping from another workstation in my network.

anybody has solution do reply..


dhaval tandel

ariazk@gmail.com Fri, 09/29/2006 - 03:23
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what router model you are using, if you can try reseting the flash or replaced the flash.



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