Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23 (254 Views)
Reply
Occasional Contributor
JeremyNguyen
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎03-14-2013
Message 1 of 8 (312 Views)
Accepted Solution

Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

[ Edited ]

Hello!

 

I am having an issue installing HP-UX 11.23 on Integrity BL860c i2. I have mounted the CD that I have on my laptop through virtual media.

 

When the blade is booting to "HP-UX Boot Loader for IPF - Revision 2.029", it allows me to go into UEFI Shell. I enter the command to run ":IINSTALL" but it keeps looping back to the boot screen.

 

Was there a way for me to explore the CD and run the install file from there? I was able to do that on a hprx2600 system.

 

Thank You!

Jeremy

 

The sequence:

Press Any Key to interrupt Autoboot
\AUTO ==> boot :IINSTALL
Seconds left till autoboot -   0
AUTOBOOTING...> System Memory = 16280 MB
loading section 0
....................................................................... (complete)
loading section 1
................ (complete)
loading symbol table
loading ram disk file (:IINSTALLFS).
......................................................................................
 (complete)


Launching :IINSTALL <--- At this point, the blade resets and doesn't go into the install
SIZE: Text:36241K + Data&colon;8027K + BSS:8579K = Total:52848K

2,1,0,0 5404006341E10000 0000000000000000 EVN_BOOT_START                       
***********************************************************
* ROM Version : 01.80
* ROM Date    : Thu May 26 23:00:29 PDT 2011
***********************************************************
2,1,0,0 3404083741E10000 000000000002000C EVN_BOOT_CELL_JOINED_PD              
2,1,0,0 340400B141E10000 000000480205000C EVN_MEM_DISCOVERY                    
2,0,0,0 340400B101E10000 000000080205000C EVN_MEM_DISCOVERY                    
2,0,0,0 Start memory test ......   0/100
.

Please use plain text.
Acclaimed Contributor
Torsten.
Posts: 22,953
Registered: ‎10-02-2001
Message 2 of 8 (285 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

[ Edited ]

No way, this blade is supported with 11.31 only (cannot remember the minimum release version at the moment, sorry.).


Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

__________________________________________________

There are only 10 types of people in the world -
those who understand binary, and those who don't.

__________________________________________________

No support by private messages. Please ask the forum!

If you feel this was helpful please click the KUDOS! star in the left column!   
Please use plain text.
HP Pro
S_Logan
Posts: 309
Registered: ‎10-11-2008
Message 3 of 8 (284 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

Hi Jeremy,

 

Please have look in to this following document, it may be helpful :

 

https://spp-pro-site1-athp.austin.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/kb/docDisplay/?spf_p....

 

Regards,

Surendar

Was the post useful?

Say Thank you by Clicking the WHITE KUDOS! Star.

For HP Guided Troubleshooting; http://www.hp.com/support/hpgt

 
I work for HP
Please use plain text.
HP Pro
BrianC
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎05-15-2002
Message 4 of 8 (268 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

 

Jeremy

 

I'm not familiar with HP-UX but regarding your question,

 

IS there a way for me to explore the CD and run the install file from there...?

 

Once the virtual media mounts your local copy of the HP-UX media,  you should be able to see a new FSx device from the uefi shell of the BL860C i2 .  Use the uefi shell command map-r  to get a listing of the FS devices.  These are the devices that have a uefi file system (FAT32). One of these devices will be your HP-UX distribution on the virtual media.

 

You can use the cd command to change your directory to this new FSx device that corresponds to your virtual media.

 

example

 

shell> cd fs2:

fs2> 

 

Now you can use the ls and cd commands to explore the HP-UX media.  I assume the program you will be looking for will be install.efi . you can execute this command by typing install.efi

 

Brian

 

I am an HP employee 

Please use plain text.
Occasional Contributor
JeremyNguyen
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎03-14-2013
Message 5 of 8 (261 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

S_Logan - I believe the serial console is at default for me, but I did change it.

 

Shell> conconfig

CONSOLE CONFIGURATION

                      Terminal
  Index Status Type   Type     Device Path
  ----- ------ ------ -------- -----------
    1      S   VGA    -------- PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1E,0x0)/Pci(0x4,0x0)
    2      P   Serial VT-100+  PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x5)

Shell> conconfig 2 primary


Brian C -  The setup is booting into fs1 (CD-ROM virtual media) but after the last line, the blade resets.

Shell> map
Device mapping table
  fs0     :Removable CDRom - Alias cd69b0a blk0
           PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1D,0x7)/USB(0x1,0x0)/CDROM(0x0)
  blk0    :Removable CDRom - Alias cd69b0a fs0
           PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1D,0x7)/USB(0x1,0x0)/CDROM(0x0)
  blk1    :BlockDevice - Alias (null)
           PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x2,0x0)/Pci(0x0,0x0)/SAS(0x500000E1194E0932,0x0,0x1,NoTopology,0,0,0,0x0)
  blk2    :Removable CDRom - Alias (null)
           PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1D,0x7)/USB(0x1,0x0)/CDROM(0x1)
  blk3    :Removable BlockDevice - Alias (null)
           PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1D,0x7)/USB(0x1,0x0)
  cd69b0a :Removable CDRom - Alias fs0 blk0
           PcieRoot(0x30304352)/Pci(0x1D,0x7)/USB(0x1,0x0)/CDROM(0x0)

Shell> cd fs0:
fs0:\

Shell> install.efi

(C) Copyright 1999-2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
All rights reserved

HP-UX Boot Loader for IPF  --  Revision 2.029

Press Any Key to interrupt Autoboot
\AUTO ==> boot :IINSTALL
Seconds left till autoboot -   0
AUTOBOOTING...> System Memory = 16280 MB
loading section 0
....................................................................... (complete)
loading section 1
................ (complete)
loading symbol table
loading ram disk file (:IINSTALLFS).
......................................................................................
 (complete)
Launching :IINSTALL
SIZE: Text:36241K + Data&colon;8027K + BSS:8579K = Total:52848K

2,0,0,0 5404006301E10000 0000000000000000 EVN_BOOT_START

 

Please use plain text.
Acclaimed Contributor
Torsten.
Posts: 22,953
Registered: ‎10-02-2001
Message 6 of 8 (258 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

The serial console is still the primary - don't change.

As said, 11.23 CANNOT run on this blade (except as a virtual machine guest - maybe).

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

__________________________________________________

There are only 10 types of people in the world -
those who understand binary, and those who don't.

__________________________________________________

No support by private messages. Please ask the forum!

If you feel this was helpful please click the KUDOS! star in the left column!   
Please use plain text.
HP Pro
S_Logan
Posts: 309
Registered: ‎10-11-2008
Message 7 of 8 (254 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

Hi

 

Agree with Torsten,

 

You can also check teh software support ...

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02230190&lang=en&cc=us&taskI...

 

 

Regard,

surendar

 

I work for HP
Please use plain text.
Occasional Contributor
JeremyNguyen
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎03-14-2013
Message 8 of 8 (248 Views)

Re: Integrity BL860c i2 - Installing HP-UX 11.23

Thank You everyone for your help!

 

Jeremy

Please use plain text.
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation