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How to change boot process

Is very important to know to boot the server from

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Interrupt the boot process

HP 9000

1. Initiate the boot sequence

# shutdown -ry 0

2. Interrupt the PDC boot sequence.

[Escape]

3. Boot the system in single user mode interacting with the IPL.

BCH> bo pri

Or search bootable device:

BCH> sea IPL
 
Choose the boot disk:
P#

Interact with ISL

Interact with IPL? y

Integrity

1. Initiate the boot sequence:

# shutdown -ry 0

2. Replace the damaged disk.

The damage disk is one of the boot disk mirrors? No, jump to step 11.

3. Interrupt the EFI boot manager autoboot.

EFI Boot Manager ver 1.10 (14.60] Firmware ver 1.61 [4241]
[Escape]

4. Select to boot from the Primary Boot. Don't let that the autoboot time out!

EFI Boot Manager ver 1.10 (14.60] Firmware ver 1.61 [4241]
Please select a boot option
   HP-UX Primary Boot
   HP-UX Alternate Boot
   EFI Shell [Built-in]


5. Interrupt the HPUX kernel loader when prompted.

HP-UX Boot Loader for IA64 Revision 1.61
Press Any Key to interrupt Autoboot
\EFI\HPUX\AUTO ===> boot vmunix
Seconds lefts till autoboot - 10 [Escape]
  Type 'help' for help

Change the kernel boot flags

HP 9000

ISL> hpux -is
ISL> hpux -is -lq
ISL> hpux -lm
ISL> hpux -vm
ISL> hpux (;0)/stand/vmunix.prev

Integrity

HPUX> boot vmunix -is
HPUX> boot vmunix -is -lq
HPUX> boot vmunix -lm
HPUX> boot vmunix -vm
HPUX> boot backup

Virtual Partitions

From MON>

MON> vparload -p <target_partition> <boot_options>

Example:

MON> vparload -p winona2 -o "-lm"

From HP-UX Shell prompt

<active_partition># vparboot -p <target_partition> -o "<boot_options>"

Example:

 # vparboot -p winona2 -o "-lm"

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