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cisco 2950 switch not comes up

Dear experts ,,

We recently purchase a brand new cisco 2950 switch , but when i conncet its console port with my serial port for configuration via hyperterminal , its not shows me anything and shows me blank screen , i gives the hyperterminal parameter as given in manual ,, like ::

baud-rate = 9600,

stop-bit = 1, databit = 8 ,,,,

but nothing comes up ,,,,,

with the same console cable i successfully connect my cisco 3640 router,,, kindly tell me what i am missing ,,,,

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Re: cisco 2950 switch not comes up

With the console cable connected, power off the switch. Now, power it on, do you see anything on the console??


Re: cisco 2950 switch not comes up

No i didnt see any thing ,, except a cursor that is blinking contineuosly ,,,,, and my hyper Terminal show me connected status ,, but nothing appears ,, i dont understand what is connected

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Re: cisco 2950 switch not comes up

I have the same switch and although the console port did work at one time it no longer works at all. If I change the port speeds to 2400 then I get one character displayed onscreen. I know it has to be the correct com port but I have no luck at 9600. The switch works ok but I can't configure it through any other port. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks Jim