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SP (ILOM) enters "ILOM Pre-boot Menu" (Preboot>) after "reset /SP"; Boots fine from a cold start (unplug/plugin power cords) (Doc ID 1523297.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2021

Applies to:

SPARC T4-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
SPARC T3-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
SPARC T4-1 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
SPARC T3-1 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire X4270 M2 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

 

Performing a "reset /SP" at the ILOM command prompt will cause the sevice processor (SP) to reboot 3 times and then drop to the "ILOM Pre-boot Menu" (Preboot>) prompt. The only way to get the SP to boot properly is to cold boot (unplug the power cords and then plug them back in) it.

ILOM console boot output after "reset /SP" is performed:

 

Changes

The issue occurred after a system board was replaced.

Cause

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