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Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

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Jerry_109
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Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

HP-UX hohp120 B.11.11 U 9000/800/A500-7X

also on the

HP-UX hohp243 B.11.31 U ia64 hp server rx3600
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Torsten.
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Re: Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

PDC is part of the firmware for a HP9000 server (PA-RISC based).

If a HP9000 server (your A500) is booting, it will get to the boot console handler menu.
This is your "main menu".



For the other server it is really different, because it is an Integrity (Itanium based).
This server (your rx3600) does not have PDC.

During the boot you will see the EFI boot menu, from where you can boot the systems OS or start an EFI shell.


Any background for this question?

Hope this helps!
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Torsten.

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Jerry_109
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Re: Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

Thanks for the info. I was reading some info on utilizing the ignite server to install an OS, and the instructions referred to to the "PDC prompt". I just wanted to be sure on the PARISC the "Main Menu" is the PDC prompt.

Thanks
mannu1969
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Re: Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

Ho Ux11.11 @ rp7410 server is not autobooting, it says "Boot action for this path specify that PDC stop at BCH" and stops at Main Menu:> Plz specify set of cmmands which will make this server autoboot without halting at BCH.
Thank's in advace
MKA
Torsten.
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Re: Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

@mannu1969 - see your own thread.

http://forums.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1298075

Hope this helps!
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mannu1969
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Re: Is the PDC prompt the "Main Menu:" prompt ?

Thank's everybody:

Just reloaded the OS from scratch and all went fine, Auto-boot working.