Cabletron Systems 6A000-ZX-250 User Manual
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Boot Load Commands

df

Use df (download firmware) to download software images from a TFTP/Bootp server to the flash RAM of the switch. Thedf command uses three parameters:b,s, andp. These parameters specify which software component to download.

Parameter

Explanation

 

 

b

Download boot load image into boot PROM. The boot

 

PROM contains two boot load images (one is a backup

 

copy). The df b command always downloads over the boot

 

load image that is not currently running.

s

Download the switch operating software (PVC, SVC, or

 

Server) into flash RAM.

p

Download POST diagnostics into flash RAM.

none

Same as s, downloads switch operating software into flash

 

RAM.

Examples

=>df s

You've requested a Switch Software download

Are you sure?(Y/N)y

Initializing ethernet...

Starting Bootp...

Boot file: c:\tftpboot\switch.ima

Using TFTP to get bootfile "c:\tftpboot\switch.ima" .

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Validity checks of the Switch Software Downloaded file...

All Validity checks OK

Programming downloaded image into Switch Software section, please wait...

New Switch Software programmed successfully

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