This is the accepted answer. If you mount it without the background 'bg' option it can prevent booting in some cases. Otherwise you will be looking at a default file that's on the boot media. You can try (after you back it up!) removing any recently created non-stock filesystems to see if one of those is causing the problem.
I've seen other causes of issues where startup scripts do weird things like namefs mounts over top of /etc/filesystems, but this is happening so early in the boot process it sounds Quote: Step 10: If your system is hanging at LED 517 or 518 during a Normal mode boot, it is possible the /etc/filesystems file is corrupt or missing. This is the accepted answer. Maybe you should check your disk assignments on the VIO servers; make sure your slot numbers line up and make sure you assigned the disks to the right vhost number.
Boot in maintenance mode and run fsck on all root file systems. (It looks like you may have tried this already on at least some of the file systems). 2) A AIX 5.3 can be installed on most Power7, and certainly Power6, Power5, and Power4, etc.. There is an example on unix.com and one I wrote and published elsewhere (I have been asked not to put up links to my old articles so you will have to bassemir 110000CMX9 89 Posts Re: PowerVM, VIOServer and error code 0518 2011-01-10T16:40:50Z This is the accepted answer.
All rights reserved. Join this group Popular White Paper On This Topic A Beginner's Guide to VoIP 4Replies Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes Not that I am sure that is possible with this configuration! >> I meant to install aix on top or inside of the vios as an lpar. Error Code 0518 When AIX Server Restarted kbalakri asked Jun 14, 2012 | Replies (4) When I restarted the AIX server it shows error code 0518.
If it isn't mounted there is no data of interest in it. If this is a VIOS LPAR, use the correct VIOS media. Password AIX This forum is for the discussion of IBM AIX. http://www.unix.com/aix/210427-vios-lpar-error-0518-a.html wingnut64 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by wingnut64 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced
Note if you do all those steps you will overwrite it with a bare bones version from the boot media, it'll need to be manually fixed later. I think the problem is you selected wrong type of the server. well, i can see the virtual disk, and if i attach a bootable disk it will boot from it. Choose 0 continue.
I'm trying to remember if an unreachable NFS server will give 518 or a different error. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/aix-43/hang-at-reference-code-0518-a-4175525406/ Choose Access this volume group and start a shell before mounting file systems (Option 2). Our diagnostic tools as well as our automotive experts will help you in finding the cause of error and assist you with the best repair solution. Is it related to virtual ethernet adapter ?
Kyocera made some changes to rollers, bushings and gate in the Attachment kit area. I've only included these for the sake of brevity. I'm not sure how you could easily alter paging space in maintenance mode but if you created a new paging space it should be easy enough to yank it out of References: AIX hangs on 0518 code - HELP!!!
Reply With Quote 05-31-2013 #6 tonerleak View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Technician Join Date Mar 2012 Location Ottawa, Ontario Posts 40 Post Thanks / Like Thanks (Given) 0 Thanks This is the accepted answer. To temporarily replace the disk-based /etc/filesystems file, run the following commands: mount /dev/hd4 /mnt mv /mnt/etc/filesystems /mnt/etc/filesystems.[MMDDYY] cp /etc/filesystems /mnt/etc/filesystems umount /mnt MMDDYY represents the current two-digit representation of the Month, IIRC that command doesn't work with JFS2 filesystems, which you are probably (hopefully!) using if you're running TL9.
Remove advertisements Sponsored Links kah00na View Public Profile Find all posts by kah00na #3 12-18-2012 filosophizer Registered User Join Date: Jan 2009 Last Activity: 13 July 2016, 4:47 Some systems indicate either on the LED or on the master console some sort of message such as the following: 0518 /mnt mount failed From what I have seen, this can I allowed the VIOServer to boot, logged in and checked and it had the en interface with the correct IP.
It wouldnt come up to Standby mode (before partition start). As far as your error is concerned here a definition of the LED error code: 518 Remote mount of the root and /usr file systems failed during network boot. Forum Operations by The UNIX and Linux Forums Unix & Linux Forums > Operating Systems > AIX Member Name Remember Me? Have you checked the configuration of the LPAR in SMS?
Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. You can also refer to the document titled "Booting in Service Mode," available at Support Search for IBM Power Servers. A tip for working on the console: Instead of using the Java console window, you can SSH to the HMC and run 'vtmenu', then select the machine and LPAR and open To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
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That's a somewhat misleading description, you can get that even if the filesystems are local. filosophizer View Public Profile Find all posts by filosophizer #4 12-19-2012 kah00na Registered User Join Date: Jul 2007 Last Activity: 15 October 2014, 11:26 AM EDT Location: Kansas Technology Level and Service Packs Next by Date: Re: Maintenance Level vs. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Other *NIX Forums > AIX Hang at Reference Code 0518 User Name Remember Me?