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Old 08-02-2005, 08:15 AM   #1
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How to disable power on self test in Solaris ?

I am using Solaris 2.8 on a SUn V240

Each time I boot, a power on self test is started.

How can I get rid of this self test ?

Thanx in advance
xecuting Power On Self Test
0>@(#) Sun Fire[TM] V210/V240,Netra[TM] 240 POST 4.16.2 2004/10/04 22:43
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0>OBP->POST Call with %o0=00000800.01014000.
0>Diag level set to MAX.
0>Verbosity level set to NORMAL.
0>Start Selftest.....
0>CPUs present in system: 0 1
0>Test CPU(s)....|
0>Interrupt Crosscall....Done
0>Init Memory....Done
0>PLL Reset....Done
0>Init Memory....Done
0>Test Memory....Done
0>Test CPU Caches....Done
0>Functional CPU Tests....Done
0>IO-Bridge Tests....|
Old 08-04-2005, 02:25 PM   #2
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Is it maybe set to boot in diagnostic mode?
At the ok prompt type
printenv diag-switch?
if it's set to true then do a
setenv diag-switch? false
that will turn off the diagnostic start up.
That's all that I can think of that would make it do the exstened post.
You could always do a stop n during the boot process to set all of the prom might clear it up.

Last edited by shizzy-t; 08-04-2005 at 02:32 PM.


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