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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 ??

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Re: Erase of bootflash: 2948G-L3

Hi Dan,

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

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps259/products_tech_note09186a008015bfac.shtml

Rate if it does,

Rgs

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

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a0080136ced.html#xtocid2341214

HTh, rate if it does

Narayan

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