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Formating flash from Rommon mode>

Hi,

I recently upgraded my router memory to 32 MB, however it seems it doesnt take it.

Kindly help.....

rommon 8 > set IP_ADDRESS=192.168.2.38

usage: set

rommon 9 > IP_ADDRESS=192.168.2.38

rommon 10 > IP_SUBNET_MASK=255.255.255.0

rommon 11 > DEFAULT_GATEWAY=192.168.2.1

rommon 12 > TFTP_SERVER=192.168.2.222

rommon 13 > TFTP_FILE=c2600-is-mz.123-26.bin

rommon 14 > tftpdnld

IP_ADDRESS: 192.168.2.38

IP_SUBNET_MASK: 255.255.255.0

DEFAULT_GATEWAY: 192.168.2.1

TFTP_SERVER: 192.168.2.222

TFTP_FILE: c2600-is-mz.123-26.bin

Invoke this command for disaster recovery only.

WARNING: all existing data in all partitions on flash will be lost!

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

get_man_dev: Unknown device - probably NOT formatted.

unknown flash device - mandev code = 0xffff

cannot read flash info

TFTP: Error, insufficient flash installed to load image.

TFTP: Operation terminated.

rommon 15 >

rommon 15 > meminfo

Main memory size: 24 MB.

Available main memory starts at 0x10000, size 24512KB

IO (packet) memory size: 25 percent of main memory.

NVRAM size: 32KB

rommon 16 >

rommon 16 > dir flash:

get_man_dev: Unknown device - probably NOT formatted.

unknown flash device - mandev code = 0xffff

cannot read flash info

getdevnum warning: device "flash" has size of zero

get_man_dev: Unknown device - probably NOT formatted.

unknown flash device - mandev code = 0xffff

cannot read flash info

getdevnum warning: device "flash" has size of zero

get_man_dev: Unknown device - probably NOT formatted.

unknown flash device - mandev code = 0xffff

cannot read flash info

getdevnum warning: device "flash" has size of zero

get_man_dev: Unknown device - probably NOT formatted.

unknown flash device - mandev code = 0xffff

cannot read flash info

getdevnum warning: device "flash" has size of zero

open: read error...requested 0x4 bytes, got 0x0

trouble reading device magic number

dir: cannot open device "flash:"

rommon 17 >

Thanks,

Jenni.

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New Member

Re: Formating flash from Rommon mode>

I myself installed the memory (Flash), not sure if its correctly went in :(

rommon 3 > IP_ADDRESS=192.168.2.38

rommon 4 > IP_ADDRESS=192.168.2.211

rommon 5 > IP_SUBNET_MASK=255.255.255.0

rommon 6 > DEFAULT_GATEWAY=192.168.2.1

rommon 7 > TFTP_SERVER=192.168.2.222

rommon 8 > TFTP_FILE=c2600-is-mz.123-26.bin

rommon 9 > tftpdnld

IP_ADDRESS: 192.168.2.211

IP_SUBNET_MASK: 255.255.255.0

DEFAULT_GATEWAY: 192.168.2.1

TFTP_SERVER: 192.168.2.222

TFTP_FILE: c2600-is-mz.123-26.bin

Invoke this command for disaster recovery only.

WARNING: all existing data in all partitions on flash will be lost!

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

get_man_dev: Unknown device - probably NOT formatted.

unknown flash device - mandev code = 0xffff

cannot read flash info

TFTP: Error, insufficient flash installed to load image.

TFTP: Operation terminated.

rommon 10 >

New Member

Re: Formating flash from Rommon mode>

You might have the wrong part number.

New Member

Re: Formating flash from Rommon mode>

When we buy Flash, we have to check for PART number as well. I only checked for 2600 FLASH memory. How can i confirm that. Kindly help -

Jenn!

New Member

Re: Formating flash from Rommon mode>

what was inside this router was -

SMART SMT 732C2000AS 12 PCF 199071523

where can i see ? Iam not sure

!

New Member

Re: Formating flash from Rommon mode>

I tired loading the previous flash, its giving thsi error

rommon 1 > dir flash:

device does not contain a valid magic number

dir: cannot open device "flash:"

rommon 2 >

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