Category Archives: AIX

How to resolve AA06000E using HMC

AA06000E
Explanation
The adapter specified in the boot list is not present or not functioning.

Suggested Solutions:

For an AIX® operating system:
Try booting the blade server from another bootable device; then, run AIX online diagnostics against the failing adapter.
If AIX cannot be booted from another device, boot the blade server using the stand-alone diagnostics CD or a NIM server; then, run diagnostics against the failing adapter.
For a Linux® operating system, boot the blade server using the stand-alone diagnostics CD or a NIM server; then, run diagnostics against the failing adapter.

Provided Solution:

Rebooted the machine using the ‘immediate’ option.

Problem solved.

How to resolve AA00E158 using HMC

One of the LPARs is in ‘Open Firmware’ state.

I opened the vterm and the option list was displayed:

“Open in progress

Version AM710_099
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Main Menu
1. Select Language
2. Setup Remote IPL (Initial Program Load)
3. Change SCSI Settings
4. Select Console
5. Select Boot Options

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Navigation Keys:
X = eXit System Management Services
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Type menu item number and press Enter or select Navigation key:
Open Completed

Solution
Service Management System (SMS) was closed and the machine was restarted.
Once brought it back again, it worked.
Possible reason
Power Outage interrupted a normal boot-up of the machine.