Router Erase and Reload
Networking - Cisco

Router Configuration Erase and Reload. To save your configuration file that you just created use a command such as copy run start this command manually saves the file from DRAM to NVRAM. It saves the file under the startup-config filename. But what if you want to erase the startup config file, you use the command erase startup -config, then type the command reload to restart the configuration processes.

Router# %SYS-5-CONFIG_I: Configured from console by console Router#copy run start Building configuration... [OK] Router#erase startup-config [OK] Router#reload Proceed with reload? [confirm]

%SYS-5-RELOAD: Reload requested System Bootstrap, Version (3.3), SOFTWARE Copyright © 1986-1993 by cisco Systems 2500 processor with 1024 Kbytes of main memory

Booting c2500-i-l.112-7a from Flash address space F3: 4125588+55512+230764 at 0×3000060

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Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software IOS ™ 2500 Software (C2500-I-L), Version 11.2(7a), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1) Copyright © 1986-1997 by cisco Systems, Inc. Compiled Tue 01-Jul-97 14:53 by kuong Image text-base: 0×03022474, data-base: 0×00001000

cisco 2500 (68030) processor (revision A) with 1024K/1024K bytes of memory. Processor board ID 01232879, with hardware revision 00000000 Bridging software. X.25 software, Version 2.0, NET2, BFE and GOSIP compliant. Cisco-ET Extended Temperature platform. 1 Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s) 2 Serial network interface(s) 32K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory. 4096K bytes of processor board System flash (Read ONLY)

Notice: NVRAM invalid, possibly due to write erase.