tftp boot problems

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by Christian Lox, May 5, 2006.

  1. Hi!

    Since the IOS with needed features does not fit into our flash, we
    decided to boot the box via tftp; we have done before with a lot of
    7507's without problem. This is an old 1720.
    We try to boot 12.2(15)T17.
    This is what happens:
    Machine comes up and loads bootstrap:
    System Bootstrap, Version 12.0(3)T, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
    Copyright (c) 1999 by cisco Systems, Inc.
    C1700 platform with 49152 Kbytes of main memory

    program load complete, entry point: 0x80008000, size: 0x580438
    Self decompressing the image : ######[...]####[OK]

    next message:
    Loading c1700-k9o3sy7-mz.122-15.T17.bin from (via
    !!!![...]!!!! [OK - 9204876 bytes]
    program load complete, entry point: 0x80008000, size: 0x8c7398
    Self decompressing the image : ####[...}###[OK]

    But then, without any log message, it once again loads the bootstrap
    image and the image from flash, which we dont want.

    The relevant part of the config:
    hostname salsa
    boot system tftp c1700-k9o3sy7-mz.122-15.T17.bin
    logging buffered 4096 debugging

    No other 'boot' options or whatever.

    What is our mistake?

    Christian Lox, May 5, 2006
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