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4500 switch stuck in the rommon mode

 I have two cisco switches 4500 and connected as VSS
i upgraded the firmware now but they stuck in the rommon mode after each restart 
please see the some of the conf file:

 

DHAAKSW01-MDF#sh bootflash:
-#- --length-- ---------date/time--------- path
1 4096 Aug 25 2016 10:41:20.0000000000 +00:00 virtual-instance
2 4096 Aug 25 2016 10:41:20.0000000000 +00:00 vman_fdb
3 4096 Aug 25 2016 10:41:20.0000000000 +00:00 virtual-instance-stby-sync
4 4096 Aug 25 2016 10:41:20.0000000000 +00:00 virtual-instance-stby-sync/guestshell+
5 4096 Feb 13 2018 06:01:11.0000000000 +00:00 pxe
6 4096 Feb 13 2018 06:01:11.0000000000 +00:00 pxe/scripts
7 4096 Feb 13 2018 06:01:11.0000000000 +00:00 pxe/ova
8 3613 Nov 07 2017 06:17:12.0000000000 +00:00 startup-config.converted_vs-20171107-061659
9 4353 Nov 07 2017 06:52:29.0000000000 +00:00 startup-config.converted_vs-20171107-065229
10 6878 Nov 07 2017 07:41:51.0000000000 +00:00 startup-config.converted_vs-20171107-073951
11 4096 Nov 07 2017 07:47:16.0000000000 +00:00 onep
12 4096 Nov 07 2017 07:47:16.0000000000 +00:00 onep/apps-cli
13 392996432    Feb 11 2018 02:07:06.0000000000 +00:00 cat4500es8-universalk9.SPA.03.10.00.E.152-6.E.bin
14 4096 Feb 11 2018 02:19:25.0000000000 +00:00 scripts

1225318400 bytes available (396128256 bytes used)

 

 

boot-start-marker
boot system flash cat4500es8-universalk9.SPA.03.10.00.E.152-6.E
boot-end-marker

 

DHAAKSW01-MDF#sh boot
BOOT variable = cat4500es8-universalk9.SPA.03.10.00.E.152-6.E,1;
CONFIG_FILE variable does not exist
BOOTLDR variable does not exist
Configuration register is 0x2102

Standby BOOT variable = cat4500es8-universalk9.SPA.03.10.00.E.152-6.E.bin,1;
Standby CONFIG_FILE variable does not exist
Standby BOOTLDR variable does not exist
Standby Configuration register is 0x2102

 

after each restart i have to connect the cosonle and from the rommon mode just tybe { boot }
it cant boot automatically

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Re: 4500 switch stuck in the rommon mode

The file names are different:

 

cat4500es8-universalk9.SPA.03.10.00.E.152-6.E,1;

 

cat4500es8-universalk9.SPA.03.10.00.E.152-6.E.bin,1;

 

Can you fix and test again?

HTH

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Re: 4500 switch stuck in the rommon mode

Good catch, Reza.
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