Unable to Boot From the mksysb Tape
OS Level: AIX Version 4.1.4
Unable to boot From the mksysb tape.
A 43P will not boot from a tape unless the following conditions
System Management Services (SMS) is used to determine the level
of firmware. To boot a 43P that has an ASCII terminal as the console
into SMS, the system must be at firmware 1.09 or higher. Follow these
steps to determine if the system is at firmware 1.09 or higher.
- the operating system must be at least at AIX Version 18.104.22.168
- firmware must be at least a version 1.07
- Boot the 43P.
- Within 10 seconds, you should hear four low, fast
clicks from the speakers.
- If the clicks are heard, the firmware level is at 1.09 or greater.
If no clicks are heard, the firmware level is at less than 1.09 and
it will not work.
[ Doc Ref: 95384690021068 Publish Date: Apr. 28, 2000 4FAX Ref: none ]