[c-nsp] NPE-G1 rom-monitor upgrade

Dmitry Kiselev dmitry at dmitry.net
Wed Feb 8 06:09:51 EST 2006


  While I try to upgrade rommon in my NPE-G1 I got an error.
Is it mean that my version of NPE-G1 have rommon in non-erasable ROM?
No way to upgrade it?

P.S. Question come from MPF world :)

Router#upgrade rom-monitor file tftp://
Loading C7200_NPEG1_RMFUR.srec.123-4r.T3 from (via GigabitEthernet0/1): !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[OK - 479169 bytes]

ROMMON upgrade aborted; Current ROMMON does not support upgrade capability

Router#sh rom-monitor
ReadOnly ROMMON version:

No upgrade ROMMON programmed or not yet run
Error: Cannot identify ROMMON region -1 being run
Error: Unknown region -1 selected for nextboot

Router#sh ver
Cisco IOS Software, 7200 Software (C7200-ADVIPSERVICESK9-M), Version 12.4(4)T1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc4)
ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(20030826:190624) [BLD-npeg1_rommon_r11 102], DEVELOPMENT SOFTWARE
Cisco 7204VXR (NPE-G1) processor (revision A) with 229376K/32768K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID 31648833
SB-1 CPU at 700MHz, Implementation 1025, Rev 0.2, 512KB L2 Cache
4 slot VXR midplane, Version 2.7
3 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
509K bytes of NVRAM.

62592K bytes of ATA PCMCIA card at slot 2 (Sector size 512 bytes).
16384K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 256K).
Configuration register is 0x2102

Dmitry Kiselev

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