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FTP IOS to gatekeeper

I'm having to FTP an IOS to flash for a gatekeeper instead of TFTP'ing it and it keeps hanging at the point where it asks if you want to erase flash (I don't want to erase it, I want this IOS in addition to the one on there and YES, there is enough memory to hold both). After I let it sit for an extended period of time at the "hung" point, I go look at flash and see a partial file with an invalid checksum. I also cannot delete that partial file from flash (delete flash:iosname) even though there is part of a file there. It says the file doesn't exist. I've also tried squeezing flash with no change. It's a 2620 running 12.2.2T.

Need assist for FTP'ing IOS and for cleaning these bogus files off of flash PLEASE.


Re: FTP IOS to gatekeeper

There can be many reasons for this. Either the Flash on your router might be a faulty one or has got corrupted. If so, replacement of the flash is the only solution, or the commands or the procedure you are using is not in a correct sequence. You can delete the invalid files by first using a Delete command and then issue a squeeze command.This should remove the invalid IOS images. Some times FTP/TFTP ing the IOS creates some problems if the FTP/TFTP server is not in the same subnet as the router. Hence, I would suggest you, to move the TFTP server to the same subnet