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0 Removed from Cisco Firmware Naming P0S3-08-11-00 becomes P0S3-8-12-00?

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0 Removed from Cisco Firmware Naming P0S3-08-11-00 becomes P0S3-8-12-00?

This problem had me going nuts for about 30 minutes. Typically when an update comes out, I just edit all of my configuration files by changing the subversion up by one number. This time around I was having problems with the phones unable to find the firmware on the TFTP Server. My aha moment came when I ran the following commands:
root@pbx:/tftpboot $ ls *08-11*
P003-08-11-00.bin P003-08-11-00.sbn P0S3-08-11-00.loads P0S3-08-11-00.sb2
root@pbx:/tftpboot $ ls *08-12*
ls: *08-12*: No such file or directory

Cisco has changed the syntax ever so slightly from 08-* to 8-*. Hope that helps someone!

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  • Posted at 7:19 am, August 5, 2009


    I found your blog really helpful to people who are like me. But haven’t been able to find out an answer for one of my concerns. and i was wondering i could use a cisco 7940 series phone at home. i have an account with a local phone company, and i wasn’t really able to configure my phone for that account. i even reflashed the phone as shown on your blog. got something says UNPROVISIONED. So do you think I’m wasting my time by trying to configurea cisco phone for home use?

  • zeke uveges
    Posted at 7:56 pm, October 21, 2009

    Tamir, The phone will need to be configured with specific files. The following link takes you through the process of configuring the 79xx phones. http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/view/Asterisk+phone+cisco+79xx

  • Posted at 8:04 pm, December 30, 2009

    Thank you very much!!! That was my problem all along. Wish I had known that 4 hours ago! Just goes to show that cutting and pasting examples never pays off!

    Happy New Year!

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