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IOS Problem

My router cannot load IOS and it is always loading in bootstrap with the (boot)> symbol. Unfortunately I do not have a backup of the IOS, do you think it has been corrupted? I am pasting some info to help.

%SYS-6-BOOT_MESSAGES: Messages above this line are from the boot loader.

boot of "cisco2-C1600" using boot helper "eprom:c1600-rboot-r.120-3.T" failed

error returned: cisco2-C1600

loadprog: error - on file open

boot: cannot load "cisco2-C1600"

PCMCIA flash directory:

File Length Name/status

1 4076218 c1600-sy-mz.122-3.bin

2 492 -startup-config

3 542 b

[4077448 bytes used, 116856 available, 4194304 total]

4096K bytes of processor board PCMCIA flash (Read/Write)

Configuration register is 0x2102

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Re: IOS Problem

Ok I found the problem, I had boot system rom in front on boot system flash in the startup-config. However I would like to remove the other 2 entries in the flash directory shown above how can I accomplish that ?

Re: IOS Problem

Andrea, what do you have for router, is it a 1600 series, if 1600 series refer to bellow link " Class B file system " table and section to remove files from flash.