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How do I determine flash.

IOS upgrade calls for 8MB flash.

Sho flash

Directory of flash:/

2 -rwx 2490607 Mar 01 1993 00:04:42 c2950-i6q4l2-mz.121-9.EA1.bin

3 -rwx 269 Jan 01 1970 00:01:12 env_vars

4 -rwx 108 Mar 01 1993 00:03:22 info

5 -rwx 652 Mar 01 1993 00:00:18 vlan.dat

7 drwx 640 Mar 01 1993 00:05:31 html

18 -rwx 108 Mar 01 1993 00:05:31 info.ver

19 -rwx 3426 Mar 15 1993 11:35:11 config.text

7741440 bytes total (3573248 bytes free)

Is the 7741440 considered 8MB?

Do I need 8MB free or just total?

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Re: How do I determine flash.


What you have is considered an 8MB flash.

If the upgrade calls for 8MB then you need 8MB free (or pretty close to it). How much of the current content would you be willing to erase?



New Member

Re: How do I determine flash.

I think that the only file that can be removed is the .bin file. Is that a sound practice? It seems as if I should get more flash so that I can have 2 versions of IOS and once one was working I could delete the older one. What is the preferred way to handle?


Re: How do I determine flash.

If you aren't going to use the browser html management function you can safely delete the html directory which frees up enough space to have 2 versions in flash . Flash is where the files are held that is all so you just need to free up enough room to get your 2 images on it . I'm pretty sure you cannot add any flash or dram to these switches , what you have is what you get to work with .