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PIX boots in the ROMMON mode only ?

Hi,

when i restart my pix firewall (failover unit ) its boots in the ROMMON mode which means there is a problem with the IOS but the problemis when i try to install the IOS on it which is 6.2(1) it gives me the following error message

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Received 1646134 bytes

Bad magic number (0x0)

monitor>

Any idea to solve this problem

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Re: PIX boots in the ROMMON mode only ?

the bad magic number error is in fact a bad or corrupted image or file, you need to reflash the image. Make sure you download a new copy of pix621.bin from CCO again. From the ROMMON, follow the upgrade procedure;

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/iaabu/pix/pix_61/config/upgrade.htm#xtocid9

HTH

R/Yusuf

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