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PIX 515 Flash datafile is corrupt.

Hello folks,

i have one question: i have a pix 515 with software 6.3(3) and have made a software upgrade to 6.3(5) after the reload i get the following error

rebooting....

PIX BIOS (4.0) #0: Tue May 18 16:29:54 PDT 1999

Platform PIX-515

Flash=i28F640J5 @ 0x300

Use BREAK or ESC to interrupt flash boot.

Use SPACE to begin flash boot immediately.

Reading 1974784 bytes of image from flash.

###

32MB RAM

mcwa i82559 Ethernet at irq 11 MAC: 0003.6bf7.1d0a

mcwa i82559 Ethernet at irq 10 MAC: 0003.6bf7.1d0b

Flash=i28F640J5 @ 0x300

BIOS Flash=AT29C257 @ 0xfffd8000

Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.3(5)

Licensed Features:

Failover: Enabled

VPN-DES: Disabled

VPN-3DES-AES: Disabled

Maximum Physical Interfaces: 6

Maximum Interfaces: 10

Cut-through Proxy: Enabled

Guards: Enabled

URL-filtering: Enabled

Inside Hosts: Unlimited

Throughput: Unlimited

IKE peers: Unlimited

This PIX has an Unrestricted (UR) license.

***** Flash datafile is corrupt. *****

Found magic number 0xffffffff, but expected to find 0x1234567a.

All data in this area of flash has been ignored.

but i can configure and i can change the image

after reboot i get always this error with the corruoted flash.

what can i do to fix this problem any idea ??

thanks for your help

regards

Klaus

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Re: PIX 515 Flash datafile is corrupt.

This could be an error on the memory;

New Member

Re: PIX 515 Flash datafile is corrupt.

Hi nikhil,

i have open a tac case and the result of this.

start in rom mon copy the new software from a bootserver restart the pix and then use clear flashfs

after this download the software and store it in the flash.

thank you

Klaus

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