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I am using minicom to connect to a cisco router that I am using for my ccna exam. Does anyone know of a way that I can upload firmware via ...
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    Minicom and cisco hardware.


    I am using minicom to connect to a cisco router that I am using for my ccna exam.
    Does anyone know of a way that I can upload firmware via minicom ? Is this even a possibility ?

    I have googled but have not found much on the subject.

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    What protocol does the Cisco router use for firmware uploading? Is it just raw mode, ot does it use any of the standard serial protocols?

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    I dont know what protocol it uses, I usually do it over the network with ftp/tftp.
    I know it can be done with hyperterminal, I dont know about minicom.

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    If it can be done with HyperTerminal, then it can most probably be done with minicom. I can't say that I've actually used minicom much, but it would surprise me much if it couldn't handle the standard protocols like XMODEM and Kermit.

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    Thanks for that, I digged a bit deeper into the man page and am using xmodem to transfer.

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    Does that mean that you succeeded?

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    Yeah, I also found a mini howto.

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