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booting process stopped at shell prompt

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booting process stopped at shell prompt



I have a server rx4640 running hp-ux 11.23 that when using the "shutdown -ry 0" command, stops at shell prompt:


To proceed with the booting process I have to type fs0: and them at fs0:> prompt I have to type hpux, so them the system proceed with a normal booting.

Is there a way to prevent this from happening? Automating this process?

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Re: booting process stopped at shell prompt

From the shell prompt type "exit".  This will bring you to the boot manager.  For the rx4640, use the arrow keys to scroll down to Boot Confiuguration.  Use the menu items to adjust boot order (your default boot device should be at the top) and whether or not the system auto boots..

You can also use the OS command "setboot".  For example:

# setboot -p <primary-path>  (sets your boot path)

# setboot -b on  (sets autoboot to ON)

See man setboot for details.


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