HP-UX 11iv3 crash on integrity bl870c during os kernel boot

 
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Old 05-05-2010
HP-UX 11iv3 crash on integrity bl870c during os kernel boot

I have a problem it seems to me as kernel panic during os booting i attached screen shots for the error
# 2  
Old 05-05-2010
With no background information this is impossible to guess. Is this a cold build, a newly upgraded system, or a reliable system which failed?

The error messages suggest a blank, corrupt or missing boot device.
Suggest you contact your support agency and get a complete hardware map drawn highlighting the primary boot device and any mirrors of that device. Check that the boot parameters point to a valid working device and consider changing the boot parameters to point to a known good device.

Good time to review your backups.
# 3  
Old 05-06-2010
@methyl
Quote:
Is this a cold build, a newly upgraded system, or a reliable system which failed?
It's a fresh install of hp-ux11iv3 we did kernel tunning to it for oracle RAC we did many successful reboots after tunning
# 4  
Old 05-06-2010
Unfortunately I have no experience of v3...
But based on old issues I had to deal with, two things come to mind:
a new kernel (but too big to boot...)
someone got the disks puzzled (conflicting, you know like 2 devices with same SCSI ID...)

My 2 cents

Good luck...
I will keep you informed if I can think of anything else, but I am in a big porting phase and should be in production next week so have not much time to spare...
# 5  
Old 05-06-2010
@vbe
what do yo mean by
Quote:
a new kernel (but too big to boot...)
Can i copy kernel file under
Code:
/stand/vmuinx

from a healthy sysem and replace the courrpted one on the affacted system
# 6  
Old 05-06-2010
Looks like the kernel registry is corrupt. Oracle RAC is known to do that.

The following might help you: IT Resource Center forums - HP-UX 11.23 not booting
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Old 05-08-2010
Possibly a mirror disk is missing

Using the EFI shell, what is the output from "search all" and "map -r"?
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