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Cisco 2950 will not load........please help

Posted on 2007-04-02
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Hi Guys,

Hoping someone can help or explain, but I have a Cisco Catalyst 2950 series switch which does not boot. In turning the switch on, I get the following boot message: Any help would be greatful. Cheers

C2950 Boot Loader (C2950-HBOOT-M) Version 12.1(11r)EA1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)                                                                              
Compiled Mon 22-Jul-02 17:18 by antonino                                        
WS-C2950T-24 starting...                        
Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:11:bb:6e:b2:80                                            
Xmodem file system is available.                                
Initializing Flash...                    
flashfs[0]: 89 files, 4 directories                                  
flashfs[0]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories                                                    
flashfs[0]: Total bytes: 7741440                                
flashfs[0]: Bytes used: 6138368                              
flashfs[0]: Bytes available: 1603072                                    
flashfs[0]: flashfs fsck took 8 seconds.                                        
...done initializing flash.                          
Boot Sector Filesystem (bs:) installed, fsid: 3                                              
Parameter Block Filesystem (pb:) installed, fsid: 4                                                  
Loading "flash:/c2950-i6q4l2-mz.121-20.EA1a.bin"...#############################                                                                                
################################################################################                                                                                
################################################################################                                                                                
################################################################################                                                                                
#########################                        

File "flash:/c2950-i6q4l2-mz.121-20.EA1a.bin" uncompressed and in                                                                
point: 0x80010000                
executing...            

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Cisco Internetwork Opera                      
IOS (tm) C2950 Software (C2950-I6Q4L2-M), Version 12.1(20)EA1a, RELEASE SOFTWARE                                                                                
 (fc1)      
Copyright (c) 1986-2004 by cisco Systems, Inc.                                              
Compiled Mon 19-Apr-04 20:58 by yenanh                                      
Image text-base: 0x80010000, data-base: 0x805A8000                                                  



=== Flushing messages () ===                            


 Signal 10, Exception code (0x0008)!                                    

Frame 00: SP = 0x80BD93B0    PC = 0x8013139C
Frame 01: SP = 0x80BD93B0    PC = 0x8013139C


=== Crash Fault History ===

C2950 Software (C2950-I6Q4L2-M), Version 12.1(20)EA1a, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Compiled Mon 19-Apr-04 20:58 by yenanh
Signal = 10, Code = 0x8, Uptime E
r0: 00000000, AT: 00000000, v0: FFFFFFFF, v1: 00000009
a0: 00000000, a1: 80BD9368, a2: 00000002, a3: 200B1D0F
t0: 807AC9E4, t1: FFFFFFF0, t2: 10000000, t3: FFFF00FF
t4: 802FB198, t5: 00000011, t6: 00000000, t7: 00000094
s0: 00000001, s1: 00000000, s2: 00000000, s3: 00000000
s4: 00000000, s5: 00000000, s6: 80BD93F0, s7: 00000000
t8: 10000000, t9: 00000000, k0: 00000000, k1: 00000000
gp: 8080CBA0, sp: 80BD93B0, s8: 80699425, ra: 8013139C
EPC: 8013139C, ErrEPC: 050C0010, BadVA: 0x00000024, SREG: 1000E103
Cause: 0x00000008 (code 2): TLB (load or ifetch) exception

-Traceback= 8013139C 8013139C
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At first I would recommend to get the latest firmware for the switch, e. g. 12.1.22-EA8a. You should get it on the Cisco web site when you have a CCO login or from your local reseller. Then have a look at this:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps628/products_tech_note09186a0080169696.shtml
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by:Keith Bui
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Thanks for your help.

I loaded the example image and the switch seems to boot in a loop. I then loaded c2950-i6q4l2-mz.121-6.EA2c and now it is running great. Thanks again.

Ky
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Glad to hear that.

You're welcome.
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