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My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

I have a cisco 2801 router which has 64 mb compact flash, it always boots in rommon mode , boot flash: , dir flash:, boot bootflash:, dir flash: , none of these commands works, everytime it issues "Cannot open flash" , or cannot open bootflash, i took out the compact flash and tried to boot using "boot bootflash:" in rommon mode doesnt work, The greatest problem is dont have any IOS backup !!!!!!!!!!Help

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Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Hi,

I'm afraid, but looks like a hardware issue (with Flash).

Would you please go through this URL and check if its one of the known issues that you are facing?

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps282/products_field_notice09186a00804a7abf.shtml

Hope that helps,

Please rate if helps,

Kind Regards,

Wilson SAmuel

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Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Hi,

No worries, as long as the Router has no Hardware issues, it can be always brought up.

Would please give a bit more details by issuing the dir flash: command at the Rommon mode.

We shall be more than happy to help you out.

Moreover you may visit the following link for details

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5854/prod_configuration_guide09186a00802c35e9.html

Hope that helps,

Please rate if it helps,

Kind Regards,

Wilson sAmuel

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Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Thanks Wilson,

It keeps on saying " cannot open flash: " when i try "dir flash: " or "cannot open bootflash:" when i try " dir bootflash:"

Basanta

Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Hi,

I'm afraid, but looks like a hardware issue (with Flash).

Would you please go through this URL and check if its one of the known issues that you are facing?

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps282/products_field_notice09186a00804a7abf.shtml

Hope that helps,

Please rate if helps,

Kind Regards,

Wilson SAmuel

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Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Thanks Wilson,

It keeps on saying " cannot open flash: " when i try "dir flash: " or "cannot open bootflash:" when i try " dir bootflash:"

Basanta

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Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Thanks Wilson,

It keeps on saying " cannot open flash: " when i try "dir flash: " or "cannot open bootflash:" when i try " dir bootflash:"

Basanta

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Re: My Cisco 2801 doesnt boot

Thanks Wilson,

this document really helped looks like the problem the document is talking about

Basanta

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