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Cisco Bug: CSCtf39647 - Errors with format command on Nexus1000v

Last Modified

Feb 08, 2017

Products (2)

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for VMware vSphere
  • Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch

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Description (partial)

The Nexus1000v has format command that has the following options:
n1kv-01# format ?
  bootflash:  Format bootflash:
  logflash:   Format logflash:
  slot0:      Format slot0:
  usb1:       Format usb1:
  usb2:       Format usb2:


Nexus1000v does not have slot0:, usb1: or usb2: devices.

Formatting bootflash: caused device busy and cannot mount filesystem error. Formatting logflash:, usb1: or usb2: devices prompts for password. Formatting slot: results in error.

Formatting devices.
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