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The Flash memory doesn't initialized

I need help please who could would help me i'll apreciate:

the problem shows an error in a switch catalyst 2900XL - its a 2924 -, i was copying the image of the ios via xmodem and before finished the the power energy in the facility shuts down,  when the energy supply returns the switch get power energy normally but the flash memory doesn't initialized and the loader stuck when i try to initializy the flash or reset and i don't know what to do a wish that someone help me with that please

my contact mail is erickrod54@gmail.com

this is the error that shows me:

switch: flash_init

Initializing Flash...

flashfs[0]: 21 files, 2 directories

flashfs[0]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories

flashfs[0]: Total bytes: 7741440

flashfs[0]: Bytes used: 4499456

flashfs[0]: Bytes available: 3241984

flashfs[0]: flashfs fsck took 7 seconds.

...done initializing flash.

Boot Sector Filesystem (bs:) installed, fsid: 3

Parameter Block Filesystem (pb:) installed, fsid: 4

....and then stuck the loader.

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Hall of Fame Super Gold

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

Hi Erick,

I don't think there is any guide.

Just make sure you have anti-static strap on.  The flash memory is like a PC DRAM memory.

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Hall of Fame Super Gold

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

Flash is fried.

New Member

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

oh nooooo... but before that the switch works fine, and there something i can do to fix it?

Hall of Fame Super Gold

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

If you have another 2900XL lying around, you can swap parts around.

New Member

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

i will check if i find some parts of another switch 2900XL, Is there a guide to change it?.. I'm ccna but i'm afraid to change it without support :S

Hall of Fame Super Gold

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

Hi Erick,

I don't think there is any guide.

Just make sure you have anti-static strap on.  The flash memory is like a PC DRAM memory.

New Member

The Flash memory doesn't initialized

thank you leolaohoo i'll do with carefully to change it.. how i vote for you ?

Hall of Fame Super Gold

Re: The Flash memory doesn't initialized

how i vote for you ?

Hi Erick,

Sorry.  I'm can't/not allowed run for public office. 

Thanks for the ratings.

New Member

Re: The Flash memory doesn't initialized

that's ok xD... but maybe you will be the next president of cisco jeje xD, thanks for your assistance

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