ASA 5505 Keeps rebooting after trying to load image in ROMMON mode

adz881adz881 Posts: 2Registered Users ■□□□□□□□□□
Hi,
I erased my image to upgrade but my ASA was shut down half way through, so I found myself in ROMMON mode.
I was able to upgrade my image once in ROMMON mode but I found I had an incorrect version so I went through the whole process again. Since trying to load a new image I have been constantly receiving the 'Use Break or Esc to interrupt boot. Use SPACE to begin to boot immediate'.

I can connect to my TFT server and load the image, but it always reboots, or if I select ESC it just goes back to ROMMON mode.

Here is my output:

rommon #5> tftp
ROMMON Variable Settings:
ADDRESS=192.168.1.10
SERVER=192.168.1.1
GATEWAY=192.168.1.1
PORT=Ethernet0/0
VLAN=untagged
IMAGE=asa725-k8.bin
CONFIG=
LINKTIMEOUT=20
PKTTIMEOUT=4
RETRY=20


tftp [email protected] via 192.168.1.1
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!--Removed--
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Received 8570880 bytes


Launching TFTP Image...


Cisco Security Appliance admin loader (3.0) #0: Tue May 11 08:13:03 PDT 2010
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CISCO SYSTEMS
Embedded BIOS Version 1.0(12)11 04/30/08 15:45:41.19


Low Memory: 632 KB
High Memory: 251 MB
PCI Device Table.
Bus Dev Func VendID DevID Class Irq
00 01 00 1022 2080 Host Bridge
00 01 02 1022 2082 Chipset En/Decrypt 11
00 0C 00 1148 4320 Ethernet 11
00 0D 00 177D 0003 Network En/Decrypt 10
00 0F 00 1022 2090 ISA Bridge
00 0F 02 1022 2092 IDE Controller
00 0F 03 1022 2093 Audio 10
00 0F 04 1022 2094 Serial Bus 9
00 0F 05 1022 2095 Serial Bus 9


Evaluating BIOS Options ...
Launch BIOS Extension to setup ROMMON


Cisco Systems ROMMON Version (1.0(12)11) #4: Thu May 1 14:50:05 PDT 2008


Platform ASA5505


Use BREAK or ESC to interrupt boot.
Use SPACE to begin boot immediately.
Boot interrupted.


Ethernet0/0
MAC Address: --Removed--
Link is UP


Use ? for help.
rommon #0>

Any thoughts?

Comments

  • RouteMyPacketRouteMyPacket Posts: 1,104Member
    adz881 wrote: »
    Hi,
    I erased my image to upgrade but my ASA was shut down half way through, so I found myself in ROMMON mode.
    I was able to upgrade my image once in ROMMON mode but I found I had an incorrect version so I went through the whole process again. Since trying to load a new image I have been constantly receiving the 'Use Break or Esc to interrupt boot. Use SPACE to begin to boot immediate'.

    I can connect to my TFT server and load the image, but it always reboots, or if I select ESC it just goes back to ROMMON mode.

    Any thoughts?

    Post some output from the CLI here perhaps? Either you are doing something wrong or it's a hardware issue.

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  • adz881adz881 Posts: 2Registered Users ■□□□□□□□□□
    Hi

    Here is my output:

    rommon #5> tftp
    ROMMON Variable Settings:
    ADDRESS=192.168.1.10
    SERVER=192.168.1.1
    GATEWAY=192.168.1.1
    PORT=Ethernet0/0
    VLAN=untagged
    IMAGE=asa725-k8.bin
    CONFIG=
    LINKTIMEOUT=20
    PKTTIMEOUT=4
    RETRY=20


    tftp [email protected] via 192.168.1.1
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!--Removed--
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Received 8570880 bytes


    Launching TFTP Image...


    Cisco Security Appliance admin loader (3.0) #0: Tue May 11 08:13:03 PDT 2010
    ##########################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################




    CISCO SYSTEMS
    Embedded BIOS Version 1.0(12)11 04/30/08 15:45:41.19


    Low Memory: 632 KB
    High Memory: 251 MB
    PCI Device Table.
    Bus Dev Func VendID DevID Class Irq
    00 01 00 1022 2080 Host Bridge
    00 01 02 1022 2082 Chipset En/Decrypt 11
    00 0C 00 1148 4320 Ethernet 11
    00 0D 00 177D 0003 Network En/Decrypt 10
    00 0F 00 1022 2090 ISA Bridge
    00 0F 02 1022 2092 IDE Controller
    00 0F 03 1022 2093 Audio 10
    00 0F 04 1022 2094 Serial Bus 9
    00 0F 05 1022 2095 Serial Bus 9


    Evaluating BIOS Options ...
    Launch BIOS Extension to setup ROMMON


    Cisco Systems ROMMON Version (1.0(12)11) #4: Thu May 1 14:50:05 PDT 2008


    Platform ASA5505


    Use BREAK or ESC to interrupt boot.
    Use SPACE to begin boot immediately.
    Boot interrupted.


    Ethernet0/0
    MAC Address: --Removed--
    Link is UP


    Use ? for help.
    rommon #0>
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