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Cisco IOS/Memory

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Hi,

I just got this 3640 router which had no flash memory. I purchased a 16mb flash card and inserted it into its slut (bank 0).

Now any IOS i download into it usinf xmodem generates the following errors which then the system ends-up in rommon.

The error suggests the memory needed is higher than available, but the IOS is only like 7Mb but the falsh is 16! I had other working IOSs from similar 3640 system with 16dram/16flash downloaded into it and the exact same problem happens.

Any idea why is this happening?


System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
C3600 processor with 16384 Kbytes of main memory
Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

program load complete, entry point: 0x80008000, size: 0x6afdec

Error : memory requirements exceed available memory
Memory required     : 0x011B21EC

*** System received a Software forced crash ***
signal= 0x17, code= 0x4, context= 0x0
PC = 0x800080d4, Cause = 0x20, Status Reg = 0x3041f003

System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
C3600 processor with 16384 Kbytes of main memory
Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

PCMCIA Slot0: No Card Present

System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
C3600 processor with 16384 Kbytes of main memory
Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

PCMCIA Slot1: No Card Present

System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
C3600 processor with 16384 Kbytes of main memory
Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

program load complete, entry point: 0x80008000, size: 0x6afdec

Error : memory requirements exceed available memory
Memory required     : 0x011B21EC

*** System received a Software forced crash ***
signal= 0x17, code= 0x4, context= 0x0
PC = 0x800080d4, Cause = 0x20, Status Reg = 0x3041f003

System Bootstrap, Version 11.1(20)AA2, EARLY DEPLOYMENT RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
C3600 processor with 16384 Kbytes of main memory
Main memory is configured to 64 bit mode with parity disabled

rommon 1 > dir flash:
         File size           Checksum   File name
   7012104 bytes (0x6aff08)   0x5472    c3640-d-mz.122-4.T.bin
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