Solved

Compact Flash for Router

Posted on 2014-01-23
3
429 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-04
I would like to upgrade my Cisco router 2821 comact flash from 64mb to 128mb. Is it normal compact flash, can I buy this from a normal shop or need to buy below cisco specific one itself?


128 MB   = MEM-7301-FLD128M=
0
Comment
Question by:sumod_jacob
3 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Zephyr ICT earned 167 total points
ID: 39803203
This somewhat older article seems to state it's possible to use generic Flash cards: http://packetlife.net/blog/2009/nov/2/generic-compact-flash-cards-and-cisco/

Personally I've never tried it because I didn't need to, doesn't mean I wouldn't try it though ...
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:unfragmented
unfragmented earned 167 total points
ID: 39803351
i've used a range of generic CF cards in all my 2800 series routers without a problem.  Cisco are within their right to refuse support for the device if its likely the non-genuine part is causing the issue.  That said, the 2800's are EOL so no support anyway.  So buy the generic stuff.  I'd also go for at least 512M.
0
 
LVL 8

Assisted Solution

by:amatson78
amatson78 earned 166 total points
ID: 39808959
I personally use a 1GB SanDisk Ultra II in my 2801 router with no issues at all. I highly recommend it.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Load Balancing 3 29
New firewall implementation guidance 12 66
What problem can Native VLAN mismatch causes 4 37
Cisco  3750E switches 1 14
Use of TCL script on Cisco devices:  - create file and merge it with running configuration to apply configuration changes
This past year has been one of great growth and performance for OnPage. We have added many features and integrations to the product, making 2016 an awesome year. We see these steps forward as the basis for future growth.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. Spend 30 short minutes with us to learn:   • Key questions to ask when considering a partnership to accelerate your business into the cloud • Pitfalls and mistakes other partners…

809 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