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No it does not work.

---------- Post updated at 06:33 PM ---------- Previous update was at 05:20 PM ----------

When I use the jumper near ALOM IC I get the following difference but still not able to use change me or chassis numbers as destined in the documentation ;


Code:
ALOM BOOTMON v1.6.4
ALOM Build Release: 002
Reset register: e0000000 EHRS ESRS LLRS


ALOM POST 1.0


Dual Port Memory Test, PASSED.

TTY External - Internal Loopback Test
TTY External - Internal Loopback Test, PASSED.

TTYC - Internal Loopback Test
TTYC - Internal Loopback Test, PASSED.

TTYD - Internal Loopback Test
TTYD - Internal Loopback Test, PASSED.

Memory Data Lines Test
Memory Data Lines Test, PASSED.

Memory Address Lines Test
  Slide address bits to test open address lines
  Test for shorted address lines
Memory Address Lines Test, PASSED.

Boot Sector FLASH CRC Test
Boot Sector FLASH CRC Test, PASSED.



Return to Boot Monitor for Handshake  Did not get a boot protocol message.

ALOM <ESC> Menu

f - Wait for flash download from host.
C - Copy Boot Monitor from FLASHBOAT.
j - Jump to main code (at 0x01010000).
m - Run POST Menu.
    (Do not try this after a flash update of the boot monitor!)
d - play DOOM
s - Set clock speed
e - Set external and internal console serial ports baud rate
i - Set internal control serial port baud rate
t - Toggle 'OK' flag
R - Reset SC
b,h,w - Read byte/halfword/word
B,H,W - Write byte/halfword/word
r - Return to bootmon
Your selection: R
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ALOM - POST run incomplete previously, no POST this time

ALOM BOOTMON v1.6.4
ALOM Build Release: 002
Reset register: f0000000 EHRS ESRS LLRS SWRS


Check for Handshake


Returned from Boot Monitor and Handshake



Loading the runtime image...

Sun(tm) Advanced Lights Out Manager 1.6.4 (vitalqip)


VxDiag not performed.


SC Alert: Preceding SC reset due to watchdog
Please login:
SC Alert: Input power unavailable for PSU @ PS1.

SC Alert: SC System booted.
admin
Please Enter password: **********


Invalid login.
Please login: admin
Please Enter password: ********


Invalid login.
Please login: admin
Please Enter password: *****


Invalid login.
Please login: admin
Please Enter password:


Invalid login.
Please login: root
Please Enter password: ********


Invalid login.


Copyright 2007 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.


Sun(tm) Advanced Lights Out Manager 1.6.4 (vitalqip)

Please login: root
Please Enter password: **********


Invalid login.
Please login:

Serial line login timeout, returns to console stream.

Enter #. to return to ALOM.

What is next ?
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Password is changeme - no spaces.
re: serial number -- you did get the serial number from the chassis or where?
Edit:
It looks to me like the box failed to post - that means a hardware error. Do you have support from Oracle?
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Assuming that the hardware is not faulty (which is a possibility) I think we need to try and get a 'ok' prompt in order to install Solaris 10.

So try this.....

1. Power up the machine from cold (no power) and don't touch it at all. Let the ALOM boot and when the menu appears don't touch anything. Many a ALOM firmware will drop to a 'ok' prompt after a timeout if you don't touch anything. After five minutes try hitting 'return' and/or entering CTRL-Q in case the console is x-off'd.

2. After the menu is displayed trying keying CTRL-Fn-F12
Do you get any response. Cold power up a few times and enter that keystroke at various different stages of boot.

If we can install Solaris you can use 'scadm' with the OS running to configure the ALOM. I'm beginning to think that you won't achieve it any other way.

If you do manage to get to a 'ok' prompt try the command 'boot' first in case there's already an installed OS on the system.

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The older V series machines don't have a default service processor password or login. You need to install Solaris using the serial port of the server and NOT the service processor. After you have Solaris running, you can configure the ALOM with the scadm utility, which is for all administration of the ALOM.

C H A P T E R 7 - Using the scadm Utility

If that doesn't work, I have to check some internal documents and see if there is a workaround. Haven't worked on a V215 for years...
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@DukeNuke - oops, long time no see a V215 - you are right no default passwords.
Thanks for the correction.
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I just checked the internal documents... There is a "kind of default" login when you connect for the first time.

The login should be admin and the last 8 digits of you SN# should be the password. I've never tried that... For more information use the Oracle support website and search for Doc ID 1005438.1

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@DukeNuke - oops, long time no see a V215 - you are right no default passwords.
Thanks for the correction.
Over the years there were so many different "service processor" things... It's hard to keep track on how to use them... ALOM, ILOM, ELOM, XSCF and and and... Sometimes the same name but different commands and so on... I'm happy that for the last few years it is just the ILOM.

Just found a document that shows which system is using what kind of service processor:

How to determine which systems have ILOM/ALOM4v/ALOM/LOM/ELOM/SP/XSCF or RSC ? (Doc ID 1012360.1)

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