HPE 9000 and HPE e3000 Servers
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Re: PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

Occasional Contributor

PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

For what ever reason the server keeps going into sleep mode and someone physically has to go press the power button to “wake it up”.

I have found some thing for Solaris systems... /ect/power.conf but i have not found anything that governs this in HP-UX 11i v1 Operating Environments. Please let me know if anyone has i direction i should be going in.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

Sleep mode? There is nothing like this.

Events like overtemp can force a shutdown and power off.

Check the logs!

Hope this helps!

There are only 10 types of people in the world -
those who understand binary, and those who don't.

No support by private messages. Please ask the forum!

If you feel this was helpful please click the KUDOS! thumb below!   
Honored Contributor

Re: PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

never heard of "sleep mode" outside of Windows.

If you're running a powertrust ups, I suppose its possible that it's seeing power failures and issuing a shutdown.

check the syslog / OLDsyslog and shutdown logs to see if you've messages related to power issues.
Outstanding Contributor

Re: PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

You're sure this is a PA_RISC server? What does the "model" command give you?


Honored Contributor

Re: PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

Can you define "sleep mode"?

Do you mean that the computer stops responding to you on the network? Don't wake up the computer with the power button! You need to attach a real terminal to the console port and determine whether the machine has crashed, has a hardware failure, or the network has been shutdown. It may also be a problem with dead gateway detection where someone has turned off ping response on your gateway/router. HP-UX (11.11) will turn off networking if ping to any gateway fails after a few minutes. However, the console will work OK and can be used to turn off the detection.

Bill Hassell, sysadmin
Honored Contributor

Re: PA-RISC server "sleep mode"

I would check /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log, OLDsyslog.log and /etc/shutdownlog to see if there are any messages concerning this.

If there is a UPS that you are using, look for any messages from the UPS as well. These might be in syslog.log or they might be in their own log file, though I'm not sure what that would be.