[rescue] 3com 3c3500 corebuilder

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Wed Nov 18 09:10:26 CST 2009

On Wed, 18 Nov 2009, Mark Kahrs wrote:

> The 3500 is a cute "little" switch designed in about 1998 (so sez the
> PCB).  I powered it up, but I am unable to log into it because the
> system administrator was very competent and changed all the passwords.
> It has a SIMM flash ...
> Any ideas about how I could reset this machine?  There are no switches
> or anything on the PCB itself.  And I did not get any software with
> it.

    Try the suggestions on this page:


    This works on newer (than yours) switches to reset to factory 


Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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