Chapter 20. Password-Recovery Procedures and the Configuration Register

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

The configuration register

A visual representation

What the bits mean

The boot field

Console terminal baud rate settings

Changing the console line speed: CLI

Changing the console line speed: ROM Monitor mode

Password-recovery procedures for Cisco routers

Password-recovery procedures for 2960 series switches

The Configuration Register


A Visual Representation

The configuration register is a 16-bit field stored in NVRAM. The bits are numbered from 15 to 0 looking at the bit stream ...

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