1-3. ROM Monitor
The ROM monitor is a ROM-based program that is executed on power up or reset of the switch.
The ROM monitor interface can be accessed if the user presses Ctrl+Break during the boot process.
If the switch fails to load an operating system or if the value of 0 is specified in the BOOT field of the configuration register, the switch enters ROM monitor mode.
If the switch encounters a fatal exception from which it cannot recover, it enters ROM monitor mode.
Like the COS and Cisco IOS Software interfaces, ROM monitor is a CLI.
ROM monitor offers a limited number of commands associated with booting recovery of the switch.
ROM monitor offers a limited help facility and basic history functions to aid users.
ROM monitor allows for Xmodem asynchronous ...