[rescue] HP-UX 9.05 and IPL error, help?
barryc at rjlsystems.com
Thu Jun 3 07:35:47 CDT 2010
Yeah, it's not a SCSI problem. Internally, the only thing connected is
the floppy, and externally, the disk I'm trying to set up and the
optical drive I'm installing from.
Termination, drive parity settings, etc, have all been verified to be
I can mount and access the 32430 when I've booted to the install media.
I just can't boot to it.
I wonder, can I try manually setting up the IPL?
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On 06/03/2010 02:19 AM, Andrew Gaylard wrote:
> Just a thought, but have you tried booting the installer with no other
> attached to the SCSI chain? It may just be that there's a problem with
> clashes, or temination, or...
> -- Andrew
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 4:12 AM, Barry Callahan<barryc at rjlsystems.com> wrote:
>> I'm trying to install the OS on a replacement hard drive in an HP 9000
>> I've hung a Seagate ST32430N off the external bus and ran through the OS
>> installer. The installation completes, reboots, and when it tries to boot
>> the hard drive gives me the message:
>> IPL Error: Bad IPL address.
>> and either stops there or falls back to booting the install media (if I
>> left it inserted in the magneto-optical drive)
>> The drive I'm replacing is an ST11200N that's decided to do all sorts of
>> things to itself.
>> I had successfully used this install media to reinstall the OS onto the
>> 11200 before I realized that it was all sorts of bad. I've also tried three
>> of 32430s, all of which exhibit the same issue on reboot.
>> I don't have much experience troubleshooting HP machines. I'm thinking
>> there's something about the disktab entry for these disks that's causing
>> bootloader to be stored at the wrong place on the disk?
>> This machine was originally purchased as a PCB CAD station, so the install
>> media has HP-UX on one side of the disk and the CAD software on the other.
>> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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