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Will Burn
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PA RISC Boot Issues

I am trying to boot a PA RISC box. I am getting stuck trying to pass the GSP. When I type in CO:
"Leaving Guardian Service Processor Command Interface and entering Console mode. Type Ctrl-B to reactivate the GSP Command Interface".

This is as far as it will go. I never reach the BHC to boot the box from media. I can ^b back into the gsp, but that is the extent of my options.

I've examined the error logs. I did not see any errors that would keep the box from booting. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

Will Burn.
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skt_skt
Honored Contributor

Re: PA RISC Boot Issues

could u reset(RS) and watch how far it is going? Was that a working server? what was the need for reboot?
James George_1
Trusted Contributor

Re: PA RISC Boot Issues

Try the 'rs' from the GSP and see if it workks . The last option would be to press the "power" button !!!

Rgds/ James
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Will Burn
Advisor

Re: PA RISC Boot Issues

If I issue a rs the system
I get a few errors that I can A past:
SYSTEM NAME: imhppa
DATE: 10/19/2007 TIME: 17:15:04
ALERT LEVEL: 6 = Boot possible, pending failure - action required
REASON FOR ALERT
SOURCE: 8 = I/O
SOURCE DETAIL: 3 = local bus adapter SOURCE ID: FF
PROBLEM DETAIL: 0 = no problem detail

SYSTEM NAME: imhppa
DATE: 10/19/2007 TIME: 17:15:04
ALERT LEVEL: 6 = Boot possible, pending failure - action required
REASON FOR ALERT
SOURCE: 8 = I/O
SOURCE DETAIL: 2 = system bus adapter SOURCE ID: 0
PROBLEM DETAIL: 3 = function failure

SYSTEM NAME: imhppa
DATE: 10/19/2007 TIME: 17:15:04
ALERT LEVEL: 6 = Boot possible, pending failure - action required

REASON FOR ALERT
SOURCE: 8 = I/O
SOURCE DETAIL: 3 = local bus adapter SOURCE ID: FF
PROBLEM DETAIL: 0 = no problem detail

REASON FOR ALERT
SOURCE: 8 = I/O
SOURCE DETAIL: 9 = serial SOURCE ID: 0
PROBLEM DETAIL: 3 = functional failure


These appear a few times, I ack past them.


Then it stops here:
processor unspecified 1000



whiteknight
Honored Contributor

Re: PA RISC Boot Issues


Will,

You can do the following HP-UX command can be used to reset GSP.

stty +resetGSP
This functions the same as pressing the GSP reset button, response to query on
the system console is required.


WK
Problem never ends, you must know how to fix it
Will Burn
Advisor

Re: PA RISC Boot Issues

I failed to mention we bought the box used. I have yet to install any OS on this machine.