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tftpdnld timesout every time i try to upload my image.

Posted on 2009-04-03
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my image is crupted on my 2811 router and i tried to xmodem and tftpdnld in rommon mode. both time out after the file shows 100% done on the tftp server. it just look like this

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..............................[TIMED OUT]
TFTP: Operation Terminated
rommon 5>



Please help i need to get this router back online asap.

thanks
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by:asavener
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Try a different tftp server.

I've had luck with the SolarWinds TFTP server and the 3Com 3CDaemon.
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by:metroexpert
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I tried 3 diffrent ones.

pumpkin
solar winds
tftpd32

all failed.

is there any way to delete the crupted image from frash before doing to upload.
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by:asavener
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Doesn't TFTP in ROMMON automatically erase the flash?

"Invoke this command for disaster recovery only.
 WARNING: all existing data in all partitions on flash will be lost!
 Do you wish to continue? y/n: [n]: y"

Double check that you have enough flash to contain the image you're downloading.

And can't you set the registry to boot from the burned-in system image?
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asavener earned 2000 total points
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Oh, yeah.

Download a fresh copy of the image from Cisco.  (Clear your browser cache first.)
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I downloaded a smaller image and got it upload and booted. then i was able to upload the larger image.

thanks alot.
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