According to this article, I can delete the current startup configuration files and return the router to its factory default settings with the
erase nvram: and
R1#erase ? /all Erase all files(in NVRAM) /no-squeeze-reserve-space Do not reserve space for squeeze operation flash: Filesystem to be erased nvram: Filesystem to be erased pram: Filesystem to be erased slot0: Filesystem to be erased startup-config Erase contents of configuration memory R1#erase nvram: ? <cr> R1#erase nvram: Erasing the nvram filesystem will remove all configuration files! Continue? [confirm] [OK] Erase of nvram: complete R1# *Mar 1 00:07:24.891: %SYS-7-NV_BLOCK_INIT: Initialized the geometry of nvram R1#
I also tried
erase startup-config and
The problem is nothing happens after that. It just stop responding right after
reload command entered.
R1#reload Proceed with reload? [confirm]
I did not get any prompt to proceed with reload as shown in the link above (or just refer to example below).
Router1#reload System configuration has been modified. Save? [yes/no]: no Proceed with reload? [confirm]<enter>