[rescue] 7044-170 won't boot CD (sorta)

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 08:41:39 CDT 2007

Eric Webb wrote:
> The internal disk boots, but root is unknown so attempting to boot from 4.3.3 
> media.... at first I booted with F5 (service) at startup screen... gets to 
> 0c31 and just sits there.  I rebooted in normal mode, but with altered boot 
> sequence to put CD-ROM in front... gets to 0c31 and sits again.
> 0c31 supposedly means that it's asking me to choose my console.  Usually you 
> get the "press F1 and enter" prompt on a hard console, but right now I just 
> see the tail end of the boot screen ("Starting software..." through the boot 
> banner and "Closing stdin and stdout.....").
> Anyone have any clue why this isn't working?  Tried the CD on a 150 and it 
> works fine.

Is your graphics card supported "out of the box" with 4.3.3?  Have you 
tried a newer AIX?

Peace...  Sridhar

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