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PIX 506E - Complete recovery/restore?

I recently got a new 506, however... I am trying to reset it completely so that I can reconfigure it for this new location. However, I think that they had the speed changed, because when I connect via console cable, and normal settings, I just get a bunch of CCCCCC's.... I know with the 2800's, you hold down a button when it powers on, and you can get into rommon that way, and from what I've read about the 506's, you gotta send the BREAK sequence and get into rommon that way, however... I can't read the output. =**[ Any help in this would be greatly appreciated! Thanks much!


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Re: PIX 506E - Complete recovery/restore?

Please make sure that hyperterminal settings are correct:

9600 bps, 8 data bits, none as parity, no flow control and 1 stop bit.

In addition, PIX needs ESC key in order to go to monitor mode but I'm not sure why you're trying to do that. You just need to go to enable mode and issue the command "wr erase" and then to reload the box