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Failed to initialize with ENTRY_INIT Status = -7

Regular Advisor

Failed to initialize with ENTRY_INIT Status = -7

We are facing below error during lan boot for Ignite Restore.

I checked some related forum but couldnt get much help.

Main Menu: Enter command or menu > boot lan. install
Interact with IPL (Y, N, or Cancel)?> n

Failed to initialize with ENTRY_INIT Status = -7

0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
b 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
.... FAILED.
Honored Contributor

Re: Failed to initialize with ENTRY_INIT Status = -7


The ENTRY_INIT = -7 means a non-existent
device. The device address specified may be
a valid device address, but it points to a
device that is not installed and/or not

In other words, it means there is no
bootable media at the boot device specified.
Boot device in this case is the Ignite
server and it is not there for boot help.

Try this command at the firmware prompt:

search lan install

And see if your server can find anything to
talk to.

Otherwise, check these yourself:

a) Ignite server and this client are on the
same subnet or you are using boot helper;

b) Verify that Ignite server is running

c) You are using core LAN card for remote

d) There are no firewall rules that prevent
connections between client and the Ignite

and so on.


VK2COT - Dusan Baljevic