Figure 58 CF card slot
(1) CF card cover
(3) CF card
The Compact Flash (CF) card is installed on the MPU of a 12500E.
To replace the CF card when the CF card memory is insufficient or the CF card is damaged:
Check the CF card LED status.
If the LED is on, you cannot remove the CF card. You must unmount the CF card at the command
line interface (CLI) and wait until the CF card LED is off before removing the CF card.
<Sysname> umount cfa0:
If the LED is flashing, it means that the CF card is reading and writing data. In this case, you
cannot remove the CF card. Wait until the CF card LED stops flashing before removing it.
If the LED is off, it means that the CF card has been unmounted, and you can remove it.
After you execute the umount cf command, if you want to continue to use the CF card, execute the mount
cf command in user view to mount the CF card again. For more information about the umount and mount
HP FlexFabric 12500 and 12500E Routing Switch Series Fundamentals Command
Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the screw at the right side of the CF card cover, and pull the
CF card cover outward.
Press the eject button of the CF card reader. The reader ejects the card part way out of the slot.
Remove the CF card from the reader, and put the removed CF card in an antistatic bag or its
original shipping materials.
Push the new CF card all the way into the CF card slot so that it does not automatically project. At
the same time, the eject button projects.
Push the CF card cover inward.
Use a Phillips screwdriver to fasten the screw at the right side of the CF card cover.
(2) CF card eject button
(4) CF card LED