Sun SPARC(R) Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Server domain aborts auto-boot even though OBP variable auto-boot? is set to true. (Doc ID 1531624.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2017

Applies to:

Sun SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M4000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M5000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M8000 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise M9000-32 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Domain fails to boot as expected with the message "Aborting auto-boot sequence" on the domain console or simply stops at the ok prompt and does not attempt to auto-boot.

Example,

SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server, using Domain console
Copyright (c) 1998, 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates and Fujitsu Limited. All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.33.0.a, 8192 MB memory installed, Serial #10050793.
Ethernet address xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx, Host ID: xxxxxxxx.

 

Aborting auto-boot sequence.
{0} ok

 

Example,

 

SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server, using Domain console
Copyright (c) 1998, 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates and Fujitsu Limited. All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.33.0.a, 8192 MB memory installed, Serial #10050793.
Ethernet address xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx, Host ID: xxxxxxxx.

 
{0} ok

Cause

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