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Re: How to combine 2500 series flash partition? [7:81271] posted 12/21/2003
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oops...correction
where I typed in "conf reg 0x2101" should be simply "conf 0x2101"

""Bob by The Bay""  wrote in message
news:200312202316.hBKNGJwe030807@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 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
normally
> 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
contents
> 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
should
> find a list of previous postings that describe the procedure in more
detail.
>
> FWIW,
> Robert
>
> ""silly ""  wrote in message
> news:200312201933.hBKJXDTu020059@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > cisco 2500 (68030) processor (revision L) with 14336K/2048K bytes of
> memory.
> > 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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