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troubleshooting Question

DES-3226L D-Link Switch - erased "permanent memory"

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Good Morning,

I have a D-Link DES-3226L switch in which I used the utility menu and #7 to erase the permanent memory thinking it would reset the device, when in fact it fully erased nearly everything leaving me with a very basic shell command (this device is running linux) and maybe no way to restore the device and/or re-load the image I need to run the switch.

A copy of the readout is below, but my main question is how can I find the image I need to reload, reload the image, or in the alternative load a different image that will allow this switch to work.

Thank you for your time.

Output from switch:
U-Boot 0.3.0 (Dec 13 2005 - 16:14:21)                                    

Board: DLink GSW7224TG                      
DRAM:  Less than 128MB hence resetting to try 64MB                                                  

U-Boot 0.3.0 (Dec 13 2005 - 16:14:21)                                    

Board: DLink GSW7224TG                      
DRAM:  64 MB            
Flash:  8 MB            
In:    serial            
Out:   serial            
Err:   serial            
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0                                
## Booting image at a0400000 ...                                
   Image Name:   Linux 2.4.20                            
   Image Type:   MIPS Linux Multi-File Image (gzip compressed)                  
   Data Size:    1877783 Bytes =  1.8 MB
   Load Address: 80001000
   Entry Point:  80196048
   Verifying Checksum ... OK
   Uncompressing Multi-File Image ... OK

Starting kernel ...

IP-Config: Incomplete network configuration information.

D-Link DES-3226L Startup Rev: 1.3

Select startup mode. If no selection is made within 3 seconds,
the D-Link DES-3226L Application will start automatically...
1 - Start D-Link DES-3226L Application
2 - Display Utility Menu
Select (1, 2):

Starting D-Link DES-3226L application...

At this point it says it cannot find:

tar: /mnt/fastpath/fastpath.tgz
file not found

md5sum: fastpath.md5sum   file not found

I presume the fastpath.tgz is the file it is using for the DES "application"
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