Re: How to combine 2500 series flash partition? [7:81271] posted 12/21/2003
- Subject: Re: How to combine 2500 series flash partition? [7:81271]
- From: "Bob by The Bay" <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 00:24:43 GMT
where I typed in "conf reg 0x2101" should be simply "conf 0x2101"
""Bob by The Bay"" wrote in message
> I believe it depends somewhat on the version of IOS you have.
> Basically to start you have to change the config register to 0x2101 and
> reload (brings the 2500 up to the boot helper image in ROM) because
> the flash is read-only. This may be done in global config mode with the
> "conf reg 0x2101" command, then exit and "reload".
> Once rebooted with 0x2101 (router(boot)> prompt), you can erase the
> of the 2nd flash partition. For recent versions of IOS, I believe this is
> enough. You can change the config register back to 0x2102 and reload and
> there should be one partition. Earlier IOS versions also required you to
> negate the "partition flash" command in the configuration (i.e., in global
> configuration mode "no partition flash....") to remove this command, save
> and reload with 0x2102.
> If you search the newsgroup with the string "no partition flash" you
> find a list of previous postings that describe the procedure in more
> ""silly "" wrote in message
> > cisco 2500 (68030) processor (revision L) with 14336K/2048K bytes of
> > Processor board ID 08901112, with hardware revision 00000000
> > Bridging software.
> > X.25 software, Version 2.0, NET2, BFE and GOSIP compliant.
> > 2 Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)
> > 2 Serial network interface(s)
> > 32K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
> > 8192K bytes of processor board System flash partition 1 (Read/Write)
> > 8192K bytes of processor board System flash partition 2 (Read/Write)
> > How do you combine the two 8mb partitions into a single 16mb flash?
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