System Hangs at "Multiuser Initialization" After a mksysb Restore


OS Level: AIX Version 4.2.1
Type/Model: 320


After completing a mksysb restore, on initial reboot, the system hangs on the message below:
   Multiuser Initialization Complete


If the console is an IBM 3151 terminal, it is likely to be cabled incorrectly. A clocal must be added to the tty. Complete the following steps.
  1. Boot system in Service mode.
  2. Access a root volume group and start a shell.
  3. Enter export TERM=ibm3151.
  4. Enter smitty tty and select Change/Show Characteristics of a TTY.
  5. Change the stty attributes for runtime and login. Add clocal to the end.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the SMIT menu and instruct the chdev command to Apply change to DATABASE only.
  7. Reboot the system. Enter:

[ Doc Ref: 9568403282130     Publish Date: Apr. 28, 2000     4FAX Ref: none ]