RE: Loading compressed image on 2500? posted 01/10/2006
You won't be able to compress this image and then load it. It will need
enough ram to uncompress the image and then run it. Unfortunately you have a
max of 16MB of ram, so the uncompressed image will take all the ram. The
image size being larger then flash seems odd, I would guess that something
is wrong with the image if it doesn't fit in the max flash.
David C Prall dcp@xxxxxxxxxxx http://dcp.dcptech.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Ridney Laudiano
> Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 4:28 AM
> To: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: OT: Loading compressed image on 2500?
> How can I try to load a 12.3(6) image on a 2500 router (home lab)? It
> seems my router couldn't eat it.
> Accessing file 'c2500-is-l.123-6.bin' on 184.108.40.206...
> Loading c2500-is-l.123-6.bin from 220.127.116.11 (via Ethernet0): ! [OK]
> %Error: Image size exceeds flash size
> %FLH: Flash download failed
> I tried to boot system but failed:
> !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [buffer overflow - 13792256/13791758 bytes]
> Perhaps I'm loading a wrong image as I just got a hold of this.
> 12.3(6): 16,941,056 bytes
> but flash has 16,777,216 bytes only
> Directory of flash:/
> 1 -rw- 16505800 <no date>
> 16777216 bytes total (271352 bytes free)
> I have read somewhere about loading a compressed image? Is
> this possible?
> Thanks in advance.
> Subscription information may be found at: