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2950 New S/W Load Problem

File "flash:/c2950-i6q4l2-mz.121-22.EA6.bin" uncompressed and installed, entry p

oint: 0x80010000


Error: hardware not supported by firmware.

Try loading newer software instead.

System Resetting...

I just delete the previous config.text file from the Flash memory, and copy the new one to the flash from the TFTP server, when i restart the switch the above error genrated, due to this error, switch is start display the error and restart again, what is the solution of this problem,becaus switch is not going to be started how can i upgrade or set the switch to the factory default setting.

How can i solve this problem, Give me a solution.

Thank You

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Re: 2950 New S/W Load Problem

Hi, you may be trying to install the enhanced IOS image onto the 2950 platform that does not support it. I have done this before, but cannot remember what error message I got. Try another IOS image that is not enhanced. You will probably have to go into switch rommon to get a new IOS installed.

Re: 2950 New S/W Load Problem

Either the IOS is not supported or corrupted. Either way, you need to do IOS recovery. Here is a link with a step-by-step procedure:

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