Solved

Need to format Corrupted Flash Memory on 3Com switch

Posted on 2007-11-16
1
2,117 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I have a 3Com 4500 managed switch. During the configuration process, I managed to use most of the memory of the device. In the process, the boot file and application file have been deleted. I have tried several times to reload the files to the device, but to no avail. It says there is not enough flash memory available to load the 2 files. With the application files active, I was able to format the memory and reinstall the files. Now that the app is not available, I cannot format the flash memory. The boot menu does not allow formatting of memory, only copying of files to the device. Did I brick this switch?
0
Comment
Question by:c2jc_vincemg
1 Comment
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
getzjd earned 250 total points
ID: 20322057
I cannot remember specifics but I had something similar happen to a 3com about 4 years ago.  3com can repair for a fee (if memory serves)  Contact support and see what they say http://esupport.3com.com/
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Which Switch is Switch - improving performance 9 74
Cable suggestions 5 77
Resource timeout across a VPN 9 31
Error after upgrade of 3850s 15 54
Broadband over Power Lines Broadband over Power Lines is the technology of transmitting computer data through power lines. This method of connectivity allows the user to have access to the internet without having to rely on additional cables, suc…
#Citrix #Citrix Netscaler #HTTP Compression #Load Balance
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question