Step 2: Remove The Screws

You're going to need to start by removing the screws. There should only be one, or 3 if you have the rack mount brackets on it.

If you have the rack mount brackets, you need only remove the top screw(s), you can leave the bottom ones on.

Then, look at the bottom of the router near the back (side with the ports) and find the lone screw and remove it.
I just grabbed one of these beasts for $10, and hopefully find out that its 100% working tomorrow. If so, I'll run back after class and grab me another!
Heh, good plan. Picked up two (I think they're) 2521s off of E-Bay for $20 each almost a year ago. Shipping was a bugger, but I have been using one since as my main router. Instead of some cheap consumer crap, I have my old Cisco doing DHCP, NAT, etc. Awesomely reliable, cheap and a lot more fun :]
If you install two 8MB flash modules in a Cisco 2500 you can use a 16MB image. I don't think they ever made anything but 8MB flash modules for the Cisco 2500, so if both slots are populated, you have 16MB of flash. show flash will tell you how much flash you have and what's in it.
I tried installing two modules, but it would not treat them as a single file system, but as two seperate file systems, meaning I could not store a file greater than 8MB. Was there something I had to do to get it to treat it as a single filesystem?
You need to use the - partition flash 1 - command (I did it in ROM mode but I think you can use it in normal mode too) - Dan
Oooooooooooreos have nothing to do with this Instructable. Nice job!

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