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RE: 6509E Switch not able to boot into IOS

hi,

When i restart the switch it will appear the error messages as below:

System Bootstrap, Version 7.1(1)

Copyright (c) 1994-2001 by cisco Systems, Inc.

c6k_sup2 processor with 262144 Kbytes of main memory

Autoboot executing command: "boot bootflash:c6sup22-js-mz.121-27b.E4.bin"

open(): Open Error = -9

loadprog: error - on file open

boot: cannot load "bootflash:c6sup22-js-mz.121-27b.E4.bin"

May i know what solution can overcome this.

Thanks.

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Re: RE: 6509E Switch not able to boot into IOS

Gilbert

Does the file c6sup22-js-mz.121-27b.E4.bin exist in bootflash?

HTH

Rick

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Re: RE: 6509E Switch not able to boot into IOS

hi,

yes the file is in the bootflash:

thks

-Gilbert

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Re: RE: 6509E Switch not able to boot into IOS

Hi,

This is another info that i capture from the switch while it fail boot into the IOS then it will fall to rommon.

rommon 1 > set

PS1=rommon ! >

PF_REDUN_CRASH_COUNT=0

CONFIG_FILE=

SLOTCACHE=cards;

BOOTLDR=

?=1

BSI=0

RANDOM_NUM=804049481

BOOT=bootflash:c6sup22-js-mz.121-27b.E4.bin,1

RET_2_RTS=06:34:40 UTC Fri May 16 2008

RET_2_RCALTS=1210919679

rommon 3 > boot

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

rommon 4 > dir bootflash:

File size Checksum File name

Thank you.

-Gilbert

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Re: RE: 6509E Switch not able to boot into IOS

hit control break on the boot sequence. Then do a dir bootflash: to verify if the file you are trying to boot is there. Sometimes this problem occurs when you try to boot a file either in the boot variables, or in the config that is not there.

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