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ASA 5505 boot problem

Hello,

I have a problem with a firewall ASA 5505. I erased the flash via command line.

Then there's what I did:

Rebooting ....

CISCO SYSTEMS

Embedded BIOS Version 1.0 (12) 13 08/28/08 15:50:37.45

Low Memory: 632 KB

High Memory: 251 MB

PCI Device Table.

Bus Dev Func VendID DevID Class Irq

  00 01 00 1022 2080 Host Bridge

  00 01 02 1022 2082 Chipset En / Decrypt 11

  00 0C 00 1148 4320 Ethernet 11

  00 0D 00 177D 0003 Network En / Decrypt 10

  00 0F 00 1022 2090 ISA Bridge

  00 0F 02 1022 2092 IDE Controller

  00 0F 03 1022 2093 Audio 10

  00 0F 04 1022 2094 Serial Bus 9

  00 0F 05 1022 2095 Serial Bus 9

Evaluating BIOS Options ...

Launch BIOS Extension to setup ROMMON

Cisco Systems ROMMON Version (1.0 (12) 13) # 0: Thu Aug 28 15:55:27 PDT 2008

Platform ASA5505

Use BREAK or ESC to interrupt boot.

Use SPACE to begin boot immediately.

Boot interrupted.

Ethernet0 / 0

MAC Address: 0024.c49e.7efb

Link is UP

Use? for help.

rommon # 1> set

ROMMON Variable Settings:

   ADDRESS = 192.168.1.1

   SERVER = 192.168.1.2

   GATEWAY = 0.0.0.0

   PORT = Ethernet0 / 0

   = Untagged VLAN

   IMAGE = asa902-k8.bin

   CONFIG =

   LINKTIMEOUT = 20

   PKTTIMEOUT = 4

   RETRY = 20

rommon #5> tftpdnld

ROMMON Variable Settings:

  ADDRESS=192.168.1.1

  SERVER=192.168.1.2

  GATEWAY=0.0.0.0

  PORT=Ethernet0/0

  VLAN=untagged

  IMAGE=asa902-k8.bin

  CONFIG=

  LINKTIMEOUT=20

  PKTTIMEOUT=4

  RETRY=20

tftp asa902-k8.bin@192.168.1.2

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Received 27611136 bytes

Launching TFTP Image...

Cisco Security Appliance admin loader (3.0) #0: Thu Feb 21 13:10:34 PST 2013

sumval(0x7a4 ) chksum(0x0   )md5(0x41130662 0xeacd779e 0x367c620f 0xa940e651)

md5(0x1dc0f999 0x599b1643 0x10101012 0xd50a8b8d)

Checksum verification on install image failed.

CISCO SYSTEMS

Embedded BIOS Version 1.0(12)13 08/28/08 15:50:37.45

Low Memory: 632 KB

High Memory: 251 MB

PCI Device Table.

Bus Dev Func VendID DevID Class              Irq

00  01  00   1022   2080  Host Bridge

00  01  02   1022   2082  Chipset En/Decrypt 11

00  0C  00   1148   4320  Ethernet           11

00  0D  00   177D   0003  Network En/Decrypt 10

00  0F  00   1022   2090  ISA Bridge

00  0F  02   1022   2092  IDE Controller

00  0F  03   1022   2093  Audio              10

00  0F  04   1022   2094  Serial Bus         9

00  0F  05   1022   2095  Serial Bus         9

Evaluating BIOS Options ...

Launch BIOS Extension to setup ROMMON

Cisco Systems ROMMON Version (1.0(12)13) #0: Thu Aug 28 15:55:27 PDT 2008

Platform ASA5505

Use BREAK or ESC to interrupt boot.

Use SPACE to begin boot immediately.

Launching BootLoader...

Default configuration file contains 1 entry.

Searching / for images to boot.

No images in /

Error 15: File not found

unable to boot an image

Default configuration file contains 1 entry.

Searching / for images to boot.

No images in /

Error 15: File not found

unable to boot an image

Failsafe booting engaged.

Default configuration file contains 1 entry.

Searching / for images to boot.

No images in /

Error 15: File not found

unable to boot an image

CISCO SYSTEMS

Embedded BIOS Version 1.0(12)13 08/28/08 15:50:37.45

Low Memory: 632 KB

High Memory: 251 MB

PCI Device Table.

Bus Dev Func VendID DevID Class              Irq

00  01  00   1022   2080  Host Bridge

00  01  02   1022   2082  Chipset En/Decrypt 11

00  0C  00   1148   4320  Ethernet           11

00  0D  00   177D   0003  Network En/Decrypt 10

00  0F  00   1022   2090  ISA Bridge

00  0F  02   1022   2092  IDE Controller

00  0F  03   1022   2093  Audio              10

00  0F  04   1022   2094  Serial Bus         9

00  0F  05   1022   2095  Serial Bus         9

Evaluating BIOS Options ...

Launch BIOS Extension to setup ROMMON

Cisco Systems ROMMON Version (1.0(12)13) #0: Thu Aug 28 15:55:27 PDT 2008

Platform ASA5505

Use BREAK or ESC to interrupt boot.

Use SPACE to begin boot immediately.

Boot interrupted.

Ethernet0/0

MAC Address: 0024.c49e.7efb

Link is UP

Use ? for help.

rommon #0>

How can I do to recover the device?

Keeps rebooting endlessly!

Thank you.

Andrea




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Beginner

ASA 5505 boot problem

When the checksum fails, either the IOS image you are trying to load is corrupted (or incomplete) or the tftp download corrupted the image.

I would start by using an older, smaller image. Such as 8.2(5). Tftp that image to get the ASA booted, then upgrade to 9.0(2).