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Cisco 5510 ASA firewall flash card error

Hi I have four Cisco ASA 5510, where by i cannot load the IOS image to Flash card I've tried a 32 MB, 64 MB and 256 MB card

I have erased disk0: and formated each card, the ios image loads ok through TFTP server into ram but im still having and error come up when trying to transfer image to Flash cards, please see output.

rommon #7> tftp

ROMMON Variable Settings:

  ADDRESS=10.0.0.2

  SERVER=10.0.0.1

  GATEWAY=0.0.0.0

  PORT=Ethernet0/1

  VLAN=untagged

  IMAGE=asa725-k8.bin

  CONFIG=

  LINKTIMEOUT=20

  PKTTIMEOUT=4

  RETRY=20

tftp asa725-k8.bin@10.0.0.1

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Received 8570880 bytes

Launching TFTP Image...

Cisco Security Appliance admin loader (3.0) #0: Tue May 11 08:13:03 PDT 2010

##############################################################################################          ##############################################################################################          ##############################################################################################          ##############################################################################################          ##############################################################################################          ####################

1024MB RAM

Total SSMs found: 0

Total NICs found: 7

mcwa i82557 Ethernet at irq 11  MAC: 0022.bdec.4abd

mcwa i82557 Ethernet at irq  5  MAC: 0000.0001.0001

i82546GB rev03 Ethernet @ irq09 dev 3 index 00 MAC: 0022.bdec.4abe

i82546GB rev03 Ethernet @ irq09 dev 3 index 01 MAC: 0022.bdec.4abf

i82546GB rev03 Ethernet @ irq09 dev 2 index 02 MAC: 0022.bdec.4ac0

i82546GB rev03 Ethernet @ irq09 dev 2 index 03 MAC: 0022.bdec.4ac1

i82547GI rev00 Gigabit Ethernet @ irq11 dev 1 index 05 MAC: 0000.0001.0002

INFO: Unable to read firewall mode from flash

       Writing default firewall mode (single) to flash

WARNING: Unable to write firewall mode to flash, this is normal if flash is

         not formatted.

Running Activation Key: 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x00000000

This activation key is not valid, use default settings only

Encryption hardware device : Cisco ASA-55x0 on-board accelerator (revision 0x0)

                             Boot microcode   : CNlite-MC-Boot-Cisco-1.2

                             SSL/IKE microcode: CNlite-MC-IPSEC-Admin-3.03

                             IPSec microcode  : CNlite-MC-IPSECm-MAIN-2.05

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open or write(ffsdev/2/write/32) failed

Could not initialize system files in flash.

Type help or '?' for a list of available commands.

ciscoasa> ?

  clear       Reset functions

  enable      Turn on privileged commands

  exit        Exit from the EXEC

  help        Interactive help for commands

  login       Log in as a particular user

  logout      Exit from the EXEC

  no          Negate a command or set its defaults

  ping        Send echo messages

  quit        Exit from the EXEC

  show        Show running system information

  traceroute  Trace route to destination

ciscoasa> en

Password:

ciscoasa# show flash:

Initializing disk0: cache, please wait...Failed (Invalid DOS media or no media in slot error).

%Error show flash: (Failed to initialize the Inode table)

ciscoasa# dir disk0:

%Error opening disk0:/ (Invalid DOS media or no media in slot)

ciscoasa# fsck flash:

Initializing disk0: cache, please wait...Failed (Invalid DOS media or no media in slot error).

Internal error, inode table initialization for flash: failed with error Invalid DOS media or no media in slot

%Error checking flash: (Invalid DOS media or no media in slot)

WARNING: Restoring security context mode failed.

ciscoasa# format flash:

WARNING: Saving activation key file failed. Proceed with operation? [confirm]

Format operation may take a while. Continue? [confirm]

Format operation will destroy all data in "flash:".  Continue? [confirm]

Format: Drive communication & 1st Sector Write OK...

Format: All system sectors written. OK...

Format: Total sectors in formatted partition: 123104

Format: Total bytes in formatted partition: 63029248

Format: Operation completed successfully.

Format of disk0 complete

ciscoasa# copy run tftp

Source filename [running-config]?

Address or name of remote host []?

?Host name or address not specified

%Error parsing filename (Invalid argument)

ciscoasa# copy start tftp

Address or name of remote host []? 10.0.0.1

Destination filename [startup-config]? asa725-k8.bin

%Error opening disk0:/.private/startup-config (File not found)

ciscoasa# dir flash:

Directory of disk0:/

No files in directory

62947328 bytes total (62939136 bytes free)

ciscoasa# tftp

           ^

ERROR: % Invalid input detected at '^' marker.

ciscoasa# copy tftp://10.0.0.1/asa724-k8.bin flash:/

Address or name of remote host [10.0.0.1]?

Source filename [asa724-k8.bin]?

Destination filename [asa724-k8.bin]?

Accessing tftp://10.0.0.1/asa724-k8.bin...

%Error opening tftp://10.0.0.1/asa724-k8.bin (No such device)

ciscoasa#

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Cisco 5510 ASA firewall flash card error

I've also have the activation keys for each firewall from Cisco licencing, but first i need to get the IOS image on the flash card.

regards

Paul