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System booted to backup Firmware image and aborts AUTOBOOT

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Applies to

  • FAS Systems
  • AFF Systems

Issue

When powering up of system, node boots from backup firmware image and halts at LOADER with the following:

Version 2.20.1276. Copyright (C) 2019 American Megatrends, Inc.
BIOS Date: 12/31/2019 11:15:09 Ver: 16.1
Press <del> or <esc> to enter setup.
Press <f7> to enter Boot Menu.
[System Information]
CPU = 2 Processors Detected
CPU 0 : Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4210 CPU @ 2.20GHz Core : 10
CPU 1 : Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4210 CPU @ 2.20GHz Core : 10
Memory Size : 147456 MB

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 0x6c507000
Failed to read to KCS device
Abort AUTOBOOT
LOADER-A>


printenv output will also show this entry for BOOTED_FROM OTHER:

LOADER-A> printenv

Variable Name        Value
-------------------- --------------------------------------------------
ARCH                 X86_64
AUTOBOOT             true
AUTOBOOT_FROM        PRIMARY
AUTO_FW_UPDATE       true
BACKUP_BIOS_VERSION  16.1

.....
BOOTED_FROM OTHER

 

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