How to load IOS from Rommon

My purchased 128mb flash just arrived in my mailbox. Well it was empty, nothing inside...so Cisco router will boot into rommon. Here are the parameters that are REQUIRED: IP_ADDRESS IP_SUBNET_MASK TFTP_SERVER TFTP_FILE DEFAULT_GATEWAY WARNING: Once you finished transferring file to the flash using tftp all your previously stored contents within the flash will be wiped … Continue reading How to load IOS from Rommon

Router disaster recovery steps.

Reference: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/access/1800/1841/software/configuration/guide/b_rommon.html#wp1064046 Before you load any new ios to replace the new one, remember to backup everything from the router's flash to your tftp server! I only backed up my IOS but did not backup the softwares in the router, after the disaster recovery everything except the IOS was gone! It's a painful experience! Luckily … Continue reading Router disaster recovery steps.