After upgrading the IOS I am seeing this on my 7100 for a prompt.
..any ideas as to what this is? I have followed several docs on Cisco site to no avail...the boot part always stays there....
It does match...I know this because the first time I had a typo...and it complained, so I fixed it..but still it says (boot) after I reboot
Thanks for any input... :)
Here is my config line:
boot system flash bootflash::ubr7100-boot-mz.123-21a.BC3.bin
and output from a reload:
BOOT variable = bootflash:ubr7100-boot-mz.123-21a.BC3.bin,1;
CONFIG_FILE variable does not exist
BOOTLDR variable does not exist
Configuration register is 0x2102
Looks like you are using a bootloader file not a IOS image file so that is all you will get . Bootloader is like a mini ios for when the real ios doesn't load you have the ability to fix the problem . You should be loading something like this. Get the real image file and change your boot statement to match .
As suggested in a previous post by Glen, although you are using a different version in this case ubr7100-boot-mz.123-21a.BC4.bin, this is still a boot image.
You should be downloading and installing an IOS version with appropriate features you require which is not a boot image. In both instances you have installed boot images, hence the name boot in the filename.
Issue was as previous posters pointed out....a senior engr here was giving me the wrong file, ...he was giving me the image file, not the full version. Thanks to those who responded....but now with the full version on there, I get...
*Nov 19 01:38:45.107: %PA-4-PCIVALID: PCI activation failed, bay 2, 0x1119DC04
*Nov 19 01:38:45.107: %PA-3-DEACTIVATED: port adapter in bay  powered off.
*Nov 19 01:38:45.107: %PA-3-IMPROPER_INSERT: Improper insertion for slot 2. Remove and then re-insert the PA
*Nov 19 01:38:46.891: %PA-3-NOTSUPPORTED: PA in slot1 (Unknown (type 585)) is not supported on this image.
Please issue "show diag" in fully loaded IOS image
to get the PA's information and verify if it is supported
by this image, a newer version may be needed.
*Nov 19 01:38:46.891: %PA-3-DEACTIVATED: port adapter in bay  powered off.
TLB (load or instruction fetch) exception, CPU signal 22, PC = 0x606B8BB4
Translated, does that mean slot1 (disk0) is not supported by this IOS version?
The logs provide you with a good description as to what the problem is likely to be.
The logs are indicating that the IOS you have now installed does not support the hardware or port adapter installed in the router platform.
Verify with your senior engineer that they have checked through the Cisco software advisor tool that the PA is supported in the release they have provided. It does not appear to be the case, therefore please post a 'show ver' and 'show diag', from this we can identify what feature set you are installing and find a suitable release which include support for your pa.
It appears that this release does not support the PCMIA card that is currently in there.
We need a version of the IOS that supports SSH for PCI compliance
Here is the info you asked for (this was taken booting off the image file):
10/100 Fast-ethernet with RJ45 Integrated port adapter, 2 ports
Integrated port adapter is analyzed
EEPROM contents at hardware discovery:
Hardware revision 1.5 Board revision H0
EEPROM format version 1
EEPROM contents (hex):
0x00: 01 D3 01 05 01 DC F0 8B 49 0F 3D 09 00 00 00 00
0x10: 88 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS (tm) EGR Software (UBR7100-BOOT-M), Version 12.3(21a)BC3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport
Copyright (c) 1986-2007 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Thu 26-Jul-07 17:00 by alnguyen
Image text-base: 0x60008EB8, data-base: 0x60B6A000
ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.0(5r)XE2, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Router uptime is 9 minutes
System returned to ROM by error - an Error Interrupt, PC 0x606E19EC at 02:09:34 UTC Mon Nov 19 2007
System image file is "bootflash:ubr7100-boot-mz.123-21a.BC3.bin"
cisco uBR7114 (EGR) processor (revision A) with 122880K/73728K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID 31256715
R527x CPU at 225MHz, Implementation 40, Rev 10.0, 2048KB L2 Cache
Last reset from power-on
X.25 software, Version 3.0.0.
2 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)
125K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
47040K bytes of ATA PCMCIA card at slot 0 (Sector size 512 bytes).
8192K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 256K).
Configuration register is 0x2102
Router(boot)#sh file systems
Size(b) Free(b) Type Flags Prefixes
- - opaque rw system:
- - opaque rw null:
- - network rw tftp:
129016 126299 nvram rw nvram:
- - flash rw slot0: flash:
- - flash rw slot1:
7602176 2584124 flash rw bootflash:
* 47951872 27865088 disk rw disk0:
- - disk rw disk1:
- - network rw rcp:
- - network rw ftp:
- - opaque ro tar:
This looks like the latest version though I did not see any crypto versions that would support SSH . Notice there is no "boot" in the image name , this is the full image.