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RE: Failed upgrade due to flash partition? posted 05/25/2001
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I had this problem before and I know all about it. This is what you need to
do. Switch the flash that's in bank one to bank two, copy smaller ios that
can fit on one 8 meg chip (i.e. 11.0) or any maintenance release of 11.0.
Then copy 12.0. You might be able to copy 12.0 without installing 11.0. Try
12 before trying a lesser version
-----Original Message-----
From: louie kouncar [mailto:lkouncar@xxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2001 1:42 PM
To: 'Daniel C. Young'; ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Failed upgrade due to flash partition?


Daniel,

 From experience, most parity occurrences are soft parity errors and can
usually be dismissed. If you have recently changed some hardware or have
moved the box, try reseating the affected part (DRAM, SRAM, NPE, RP, RSP, or
VIP). Frequent multiple parity occurrences signify faulty hardware.

I would try reseating the memory.....



Louie J. Kouncar
TCO3 Senior Data Center Engineer
UUNET
W-703-343-6645
C-703-304-2460



-----Original Message-----
From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
Daniel C. Young
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2001 12:59 PM
To: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Failed upgrade due to flash partition?


Group,

I am in the process of upgrading my IOS to a 2513 w/ 16/16. Originally it
only had 1 flash memory stick and 1 flash partition. After I inserted the
send 8 MB stick, "show flash" and "show version" displays 2 partitons. So I
went erased the 2nd partition and then went into "config t" and did a
"partitition flash 1" to have only 1 partition. Next I did a "copy tftp
flash", but the process failed in the middle.

I am not in ROM mode running the backup IOS. Everytime I try to do a "copy
tftp flash" now, I get the following error message:

Router(boot)#cop tft flas

System flash directory:
No files in System flash
[0 bytes used, 16777216 available, 16777216 total]
Address or name of remote host [172.16.1.10]?
Source file name? c2500-is-l.120-9.bin
Destination file name [c2500-is-l.120-9.bin]?
Accessing file 'c2500-is-l.120-9.bin' on 172.16.1.10...
Loading c2500-is-l.120-9.bin from 172.16.1.10 (via Ethernet0): ! [OK]

Device needs erasure before copying new file
Erase flash device before writing? [confirm]

Copy 'c2500-is-l.120-9.bin' from server
  as 'c2500-is-l.120-9.bin' into Flash WITH erase? [yes/no]y
Erasing device...
eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee .
..erased
Loading c2500-is-l.120-9.bin from 172.16.1.10 (via Ethernet0):
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Parity
(control reg=0x8318) Error, address: 0xE085B8 at 0x1098EB0 (PC)

Am I missing something obvious? Is it because I have not properly
re-partitioned? If so, how do I do that? Please help.

Regards,

Daniel C. Young
Sr. Network Engineer
CCNP (ATM, Security & Voice Specialist),
CCDP, CCSE, MCSE+I

SBC Internet Data Center
(949) 221-1928 Work
(714) 350-8945 Cell
young@xxxxxxxxx
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