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booting from tftp

hi,

i have a cisco 3640 and want to boot from a tftp server.i try booting but it still boots from flash what else to do.

Regards

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New Member

Re: booting from tftp

Hi,

You need to make sure you got 'boot system tftp ' in the config. You also need to change the conig-register to 0x2102. Don't forget it will boot in the order they show in the config so if the NVRAM File is first it will boot from there first.

Regards,

Corey

New Member

Re: booting from tftp

i tried this but it gave bootldr error boot helper failed file read failed.

New Member

Re: booting from tftp

Following is the exact error.

--------------------------------------------------System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE

(fc1)

oC3600 processor with 65536 Kbytes of main memory

Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

program load complete, entry point: 0x80008000, size: 0x5906cc

Self decompressing the image :

#################################################

[OK]

Smart Init is enabled

smart init is sizing iomem

ID MEMORY_REQ TYPE

0000D8 0X00178610 Dual Fast Ethernet Combo Port Module, 2 WAN

000065 0X00013500 Four port Voice PM

0000CC 0X00164794 High Density Voice Port Module

0X0010A6F8 public buffer pools

0X00211000 public particle pools

TOTAL: 0X0060B99C

%SYS-7-NV_BLOCK_INIT: Initalized the geometry of nvram

%SYS-6-READ_BOOTFILE_FAIL: flash: File read failed -- Invalid argument.

%SYS-6-READ_BOOTFILE_FAIL: tftp://172.31.2.201/c3640-is-mz.122-12g.bin File

read

failed -- Timed out.

%SYS-6-BOOT_MESSAGES: Messages above this line are from the boot loader.

boot of "tftp:c3640-is-mz.122-12g.bin 172.31.2.201" using boot helper

"flash:c36

40-i-mz.122-1d.bin" failed

error returned: File read failed -- Timed out

loadprog: error - on file open

boot: cannot load "tftp:c3640-is-mz.122-12g.bin 172.31.2.201"

New Member

Re: booting from tftp

Following is the exact error.

--------------------------------------------------System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE

(fc1)

oC3600 processor with 65536 Kbytes of main memory

Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

program load complete, entry point: 0x80008000, size: 0x5906cc

Self decompressing the image :

#################################################

[OK]

Smart Init is enabled

smart init is sizing iomem

ID MEMORY_REQ TYPE

0000D8 0X00178610 Dual Fast Ethernet Combo Port Module, 2 WAN

000065 0X00013500 Four port Voice PM

0000CC 0X00164794 High Density Voice Port Module

0X0010A6F8 public buffer pools

0X00211000 public particle pools

TOTAL: 0X0060B99C

%SYS-7-NV_BLOCK_INIT: Initalized the geometry of nvram

%SYS-6-READ_BOOTFILE_FAIL: flash: File read failed -- Invalid argument.

%SYS-6-READ_BOOTFILE_FAIL: tftp://172.31.2.201/c3640-is-mz.122-12g.bin File

read

failed -- Timed out.

%SYS-6-BOOT_MESSAGES: Messages above this line are from the boot loader.

boot of "tftp:c3640-is-mz.122-12g.bin 172.31.2.201" using boot helper

"flash:c36

40-i-mz.122-1d.bin" failed

error returned: File read failed -- Timed out

loadprog: error - on file open

boot: cannot load "tftp:c3640-is-mz.122-12g.bin 172.31.2.201"

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