Problems downloading an IOS image onto the device

Afternoon all,

I'm trying to download an image file (C1130-k9w7-tar.124-10b.JA.tar) onto a Cisco wireless application point.

It's currently got boot loader version C1130-BOOT-M) on it and I've followed the instructions to get the IOS file down onto it.  Basically, rename the image file from Cisco's website to be C1130-k9w7-tar.default and used xmodem to get it onto the device.

Once done and I run dir flash: I get

ap: dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

2    -rwx  5560320   <date>               c1130-k9w7-tar.default
3    -rwx  168       <date>               env_vars

When rebooting the device I get:

ap: reset
Are you sure you want to reset the system (y/n)?y
System resetting...
                   Xmodem file system is available.
flashfs[0]: 2 files, 1 directories
flashfs[0]: 0 orphaned files, 0 orphaned directories
flashfs[0]: Total bytes: 15998976
flashfs[0]: Bytes used: 5561856
flashfs[0]: Bytes available: 10437120
flashfs[0]: flashfs fsck took 30 seconds.
Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:0b:fc:fb:7c:a8
Initializing ethernet port 0...
Reset ethernet port 0...
Reset done!
ethernet link up, 100 mbps, full-duplex
Ethernet port 0 initialized: link is up

The system is unable to boot automatically because there
are no bootable files to boot.

C1130 Boot Loader (C1130-BOOT-M), Version 12.3 [nyu-ajax-test-20040421 100]
compiled Wed 21-Apr-04 17:02 by nyu


Any thoughts gratefully appreciated!

Cheers,
Calum
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neos2k1Commented:
AP(config)#boot system flash <image name>

I hope this works.
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from_expCommented:
not an expert with wireless cisco, but with switches:
download tar archive with(tar archive contains not only bootable image, but also html folder):
archive download-sw
switch will install sofware
and as it was mentioned:
conf t
boot system <image name>
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calumauldAuthor Commented:
Cheers so far - tried boot system flash:<image name> and it came back with magic number mismatch.  Just downloading a 12.3 image to try it and will let you know how I got on...
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from_expCommented:
ok, holding fingers crossed!
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cedarghostCommented:
I think you can install cygwin (are you running windows?) or 7-zip to extract the ios from the tar.gz archive then load the .bin ios onto the access point.
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neos2k1Commented:
As stated above please copy the .bin image to ap and the use the above command.
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calumauldAuthor Commented:
OK folks,

Managed to get an image down onto the AP and can finally get into the IOS.  I would like to try and configure it using the web front end but when I go to access it and click on the "web console", I get a "404 not found".

Thoughts and suggestions again please!  You've been ace so far.
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from_expCommented:
can you ping your device?
if yes, check that you have http server enabled on device

to enable it:
conf t
ip http server
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calumauldAuthor Commented:
Yep, done that and also enabled the https server to make sure that it wasn't just the https server that was causing the problem.

I can log in OK and can get to all other options on the router like monitoring and "show tech support" but just not the one that says "web console"!

Ta.
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from_expCommented:
hi!
have you configured your box?
is everything ok?
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calumauldAuthor Commented:
Tried a different method of downloading the whole tar file and then untarring it once on the WAP.  Worked a treat.  Thanks for all the advice - well worth it!
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