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Initial Power Up of Sun Server X3-2 Compute Node ILOM SP hangs in "ILOM Pre-boot Menu" (Doc ID 1554892.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2021

Applies to:

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware - Version X3 and later
Sun Fire X4170 Server
Linux x86-64


After powering on first time some of the Sun Server X3-2 Compute Nodes in a brand new Exalogic Rack Machine, fail to load.  The Service Processor (SP) is stuck at "ILOM Pre-boot menu" as follows.

Sometimes you can type boot and SP comes back but then later it ends up back at Preboot Menu.



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