I recently tried to get an AP working that was having issues. To single out the OS or something else I blew away anything/everything on the FLASH: drive which renders it useless.
WARNING Don’t try this unless you already have the recovery image or IOS handy!
You can use the following to force delete specific files or everything. Here is an example of a IOS file:
delete /recursive /force flash:/ap1g1-k9w8-mx.153-3.JA5
and to delete the flash contents it’s:
delete /recursive /force flash:/
then type “reload” and it will reboot.
You will get errors “loading” files as they now gone.
the be left at a ap: prompt.
You will have to manual supply an IP address and info.
set IP_ADDR 10.191.x.x
set NETMASK 255.255.224.0
set DEFAULT_ROUTER 10.191.0.1
Then load up the flash:
This one is the full OS:
tar -xtract tftp://10.192.0.123/ap1g1-k9w8-tar.153-3.JD3.tar flash:
This one is just the recovery OS, all the is really needed.
tar -xtract tftp://10.192.0.123/ap1g1-rcvk9w8-tar.153-3.JD3.tar flash: