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help regarding IOS file system

hi ,

      i have two files in my router flash .i have deleted one of the file named r1-confg. by checking the show flash status i found the file is present and in bracket it is mentioned as deleted .

my question is what is the meaning of  deleted here and  how to remove the r1-confg file completely .

R1#show flash

System flash directory:

File  Length   Name/status

  1   788      r1-confg [deleted]

  2   788      r1-startup.config

[1704 bytes used, 7862612 available, 7864316 total]

8192K bytes of processor board System flash (Read/Write)

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New Member

help regarding IOS file system

Did you try rebooting your router?

Re: help regarding IOS file system

Hi,

have a look at the "Deleting Files" section of this document:

Troubleshooting and Maintenance: Using CompactFlash Memory Cards (Class B File System; squeeze-command)

HTH

Rolf

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help regarding IOS file system

I totally forgot about the squeeze command! Thank you for reminding me fischer.rolf

help regarding IOS file system

To claim the space

To reclaim the memory space of deleted files, enter the squeeze flash: command:

Router# squeeze flash:


Squeeze operation may take a while. Continue? [confirm]

squeeze in progress...

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Rebuild file system directory...

Squeeze complete
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