You don't need a bootloader to load the regular image . I think you only needed on much earlier versions using like a sup1,msfc1 . You do not need one to run the 12.2.18SXF either . The bootloader was nice in that if for some reason your regular image doesn't not load it gave you quite a bit of flexibilty in recovering the box as opposed to trying to recover in rommon mode.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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