[Mikrotik] Bad upgrade (Was: new List First Post)

Dennis Burgess - LinkTechs.net dmburgess at linktechs.net
Fri Jan 11 17:18:02 CST 2008


Most likely will will have to use netinstall to reload the OS on this.  
That is the simplest thing assuming that the config could be lost.

Dennis Burgess
Mikrotik Certified Consultant
www.linktechs.net



Carl A Jeptha wrote:
> ignore, fool now has null cable plugged in.
> Here is the error:
> RouterBOOT booter 2.5
>
> RouterBoard 133
>
> CPU frequency: 175 MHz
>   Memory size:  32 MB
>
> Press any key within 2 seconds to enter setup..
> loading kernel from nand... OK
> setting up elf image... OK
> jumping to kernel code
> Starting...
> /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit: 21: cannot create /var/run/utmp: Cannot allocate 
> memory
> System halted.
>
> You have a Good Day now,
>
>
> Carl A Jeptha
> http://www.airnet.ca
> Office Phone: 905 349-2084
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>
>
> Carl A Jeptha wrote:
>   
>> ok, just did another one and it worked, but the first one only does one 
>> beep.
>>
>> I have opened hyperterminal cannot seem to communicate with the boards 
>> (fool, has never had to use a serial cable) O:-)
>>
>> You have a Good Day now,
>>
>>
>> Carl A Jeptha
>> http://www.airnet.ca
>> Office Phone: 905 349-2084
>> Office Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
>> skype cajeptha
>>
>>
>>
>> Christopher Orr wrote:
>>   
>>     
>>> Carl-
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>     
>>>       
>>>> Just upgraded a rb133 with RC14 thru winbox did a reboot and now the
>>>> unit does not respond.
>>>> Some assistance please.
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>>>         
>>> If you've got a serial cable handy, you might try plugging into it and  
>>> opening up a terminal program.
>>> You might be able to see if it's erroring out on anything.
>>>
>>> Also-  It can take a couple minutes to run the upgrade...so you've got  
>>> to be patient.
>>> I know my heart misses a few beats when I do a remote upgrade.
>>>
>>> -chris
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