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Problem with Cisco WS-C2948G-L3 Switch ? Please HELP...??


Respected Sir/Madam

I have a CISCO WS-C2948G-L3 switch with me, when I power it up I get the following message :-

ROMMON: Cold Reset frame @0x00000000
ROMMON: Reading reset reason register
ROMMON: Valid NVRAM config

System Bootstrap, Version 12.0(7)W5(15) RELEASE SOFTWARE
Copyright (c) 1998 by cisco Systems, Inc.

ROMMON: Initializing exceptions
ROMMON: Initializing TLB
ROMMON: Initializing cache
ROMMON: Sizing and zeroing main memory ... 64 MBytes
ROMMON: Sizing non-volatile memory ... 128 KBytes

cat2948g platform with 65536 Kbytes of main memory

rommon 1 > dir bootflash:
         File size           Checksum   File name
   3320880 bytes (0x32ac30)   0xfb9f    cat2948g-in-mz.120-25.W5.27d.bin (bad ch
ecksum: 0x9144)
rommon 2 >

Also, when I connect a staright cable from the switch into my PC lan port it does not show anything on my pc, so I am unable to put the IOS through tftp.

Please let me know what is the problem with the switch, and how can I restore it back to normal working condition.

Looking forward for your reply at the earliest.

Nimish Singh


Please use the Hyperterminal Software to configure the Switch.



Thanks David

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