Reset HP A5120 24E1 switch (841 Views)
Reply
Occasional Collector
kmo002
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-06-2012
Message 1 of 2 (841 Views)

Reset HP A5120 24E1 switch

Hello,

 

I have this switch which is faling to boot properly. The first error I observed was:

Loading error in CRC checksum
No correct file to boot

 

When I tried to reset switch it failed. Now I am thinking of formatting switch then downlaoding the OS from a fucntioning switch and upload it to this one. Anyone with the steps to do this?

 

It will be highly appreciated

Esteemed Contributor
paulgear
Posts: 655
Registered: ‎04-03-2011
Message 2 of 2 (815 Views)

Re: Reset HP A5120 24E1 switch

If you interrupt the boot process with a serial console cable connected, you can upload a new OS image via xmodem. I use a Linux system with minicom for this, but Windows Hyperterminal should work as well.

Don't be surprised if you upload a new image and the same problem persists. Images are checked when they are loaded and a corrupt image should be rejected before it is loaded into flash memory; therefore you probably have faulty flash memory and will end up needing to replace the switch.
Regards,
Paul
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.