Cisco 3850 will not load startup-config after password recovery
I have attempted a password recovery on a 3850 and cannot get the switch to load the startup-config. It continues to boot as if I am attempting to do another password recovery:
Booting...Initializing RAM +++++++@@@@@@@@...++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Base ethernet MAC Address: dc:eb:94:XX:XX:XX
Interface GE 0 link down***ERROR: PHY link is down Initializing Flash...
flashfs: 0 files, 1 directories flashfs: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories flashfs: Total bytes: 6784000 flashfs: Bytes used: 1024 flashfs: Bytes available: 6782976 flashfs: flashfs fsck took 1 seconds....done Initializing Flash. Getting rest of image Reading full image into memory....done Reading full base package into memory...: done = 79122052 Nova Bundle Image -------------------------------------- Kernel Address : 0x6042d350 Kernel Size : 0x402ecf/4206287 Initramfs Address : 0x60830220 Initramfs Size : 0xdb9c62/14392418 Compression Format: .mzip
Bootable image at @ ram:0x6042d350 Bootable image segment 0 address range [0x81100000, 0x82110000] is in range [0x80180000, 0x90000000]. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@boot_system: 380 Loading Linux kernel with entry point 0x81653a10 ... Bootloader: Done loading app on core_mask: 0xf
### Launching Linux Kernel (flags = 0x5)
All packages are Digitally Signed Starting System Services
!!! lines omitted for brevity !!!
Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]:
Here is what my boot variables look like:
Switch#sh boot --------------------------- Switch 1 --------------------------- Current Boot Variables: BOOT variable does not exist
Boot Variables on next reload: BOOT variable = flash:packages.conf Allow Dev Key = yes Manual Boot = no Enable Break = no
I have tried both of these commands but have not been successful:
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