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AFF A400,FAS8700 and FAS8300 booting message "Booted from Backup Firmware Image" and "Abort AUTOBOOT"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF A400
  • FAS8300
  • FAS8700

Issue

  • Node boot message:
Primary BIOS image corrupted
  • It stops in the LOADER with the following messages:

Ready to boot.
Boot Loader version 6.4.3 
Copyright (C) 2000-2003 Broadcom Corporation.
Portions Copyright (C) 2002-2019 NetApp, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   
*****************************************
*** Booted from Backup Firmware Image ***
*****************************************
ACPI RSDP Found at 0x6c41a000
Abort AUTOBOOT
LOADER-A>

or

Ready to boot.
Boot Loader version 6.4.9
Copyright (C) 2000-2003 Broadcom Corporation.
Portions Copyright (C) 2002-2019 NetApp, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   
*****************************************
*** Booted from Backup Firmware Image ***
*****************************************
ACPI RSDP Found at 0x6c4fa000
Abort AUTOBOOT
LOADER-A>

  • Manual boot works properly and no issues seen when running, but it happens again when rebooting (halt/reboot/takeover).

 

 
 
 
 
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