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Erase of bootflash: 2948G-L3

Hello all

I have done somthing very stupid!! I got the idea to clean up all old configs and start over again.

I found documentations how to clear bootflash, and didnt know that it was removing the boot image.

Now i get the output:

device does not contain a valid magic number

boot: cannot open "bootflash:"

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

I'm trying to use xmodem -y -s 57600:

Do not start sending the image yet...

Invoke this application for disaster recovery.

Do you wish to continue? y/n [n]: y

Note, if the console port is attached to a modem, both the

console port and the modem must be operating at the same baud

rate. Use console speed 57600 bps for download [confirm]

Download will be performed at 57600. Make sure your terminal

emulator is set to this speed before sending file.

Ready to receive file ...

xxxxxxxxxx................lots of funny chars................

- Then its stops! What can i do ??


Re: Erase of bootflash: 2948G-L3

Hi Dan,

Just go thro. this document which gives step by step procedure,

Rate if it does,


Re: Erase of bootflash: 2948G-L3

If there is a mismatch in the terminal emulator Speed and the speed configured on the console port, it will result in junk characters

Check this link for more details

HTh, rate if it does