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Erased Flash

Below is the spill im getting when i boot my router it seems the person who gave it to me has deleted the flash, i cant get in to rom mon mode because the text below just keeps looping, any ideas?

device does not contain a valid magic number

boot: cannot open "flash:"

an alternate boot helper program is not specified

(monitor variable "BOOTLDR" is not set)

and unable to determine first file in bootflash

loadprog: error - on file open

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Re: Erased Flash

Hello,

please tell me the modell?

Did he promt during the statup and tells you something about a default IP 10.0.0.1 e.g.?

You can logging the hole startup and give us the output. Hyperterminal or Putty can do this..

best regards

Sebastian

Re: Erased Flash

Hi,

try to get a promt by using CLT + Break key

Below is the link which can help

http://www.mynetwork.co.il/info/cisco/recover805/BreakSeq.htm

Hope this helps.

Regrads,

Pravin

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