ILOM to unix host

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# 22  
Old 02-08-2008
Today I could see that after executing start /SP/console - something started happening ... some processes and some initializing... after may be around 2 minutes... and after asking about starting types:

Solaris serial console ttya
Solaris seial console ttyb

I have tried with all three options... But just a cursor is visible and host is still not connecting!!!

Please advice.
# 23  
Old 02-08-2008
Let's do this from the beginning.

Log into the iLOM
reset the iLOM.
-> reset /SP

This will kick you out.
Wait ~30 seconds.
Log back in.
Reset the host.
 -> reset /SYS

Switch to the system console
 -> start /SP/console

Do you get to an ok prompt, a small menu with 3 options, or a login prompt?
# 24  
Old 04-08-2008

As I face exactly the same than Panchpan's one, I can answer your question, System Shock :
I did the two reset, and then started the console. What I face is the boot sequence of the machine, which seems to be quite normal.

Once system has finished booting, I stil have no access to nothing. I quitted console with 'ESC (' sequence, and then I got the ILOM prompt : ->

Restarting the console through "start /SP/console" stil gives the same effect :

-> start /SP/console
Are you sure you want to start /SP/console (y/n)? y

Serial console started.  To stop, type ESC (

Keyboard seems to be inactive (seems, because if I hit the sequence key again, I return systematically to ALOM without any problem). I can type whatever I want, it does not prints to screen, nor show any actions.

I checked that system is up, and it is, but I still cannot access to console.

If you have any new idea that could be apply to be able to log into console mode, please do not hesitate.
# 25  
Old 04-08-2008
Use the below flow and the problem will be resolved

-> stop -f /SYS
Are you sure you want to immediately stop /SYS (y/n)? y
Stopping /SYS immediately

-> start /SYS
Are you sure you want to start /SYS (y/n)? y
Starting /SYS

-> start /SP/console
Are you sure you want to start /SP/console (y/n)? y

Please keep us updated IF the issue still persists?
# 26  
Old 04-08-2008
Thanks for the tip, but even forcing immediate stop does not lead to a correct console.... Smilie

Any other clue ? Anything I could test ?
# 27  
Old 04-08-2008
may be you are not logged into ILOM with right admin privileges - a normal ILOM user wont be able to help here
# 28  
Old 04-08-2008

I updated to firmware (last version as far as I could see), but this did not change anything.

Regarding the rights, there is no user but the ones created by default, so I fear this is not a "simple" rights problem.

I'm still looking for the idea that would fix this problem...

Thanks for the help anyway !
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