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TitleCompact Flash exhibiting signs of internal filesystem corruption
Symptoms
  • Corrupted compact flash 
  • debug hal show compact-flash output exhibits file system corrupted.
Switch # debug hal show compact-flash 
Compact Flash exhibiting signs of internal filesystem corruption
Environment
  • Summit
  • BlackDiamond
  • EXOS
Cause
This error may occur when the internal compact flash has been not detected or corrupted.
Resolution
 To “rescue” the internal compact flash contents and prepare it for normal operation, we need to upgrade the switch from the BootROM. Please use below link to find the steps to upgrade the switch from BootROM. 
How to Use the BootROM Menu to Download and Install a New Image to an EXOS Switch


 
 Once the switch comes up, please check for the output of “# debug hal show compact-flash”. If it is normal then upload the configuration file.
NOTE: To be performed in the maintenance window.

If the above steps didn't help please contact GTAC for further assistance.
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