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Controller fails to boot with the message "WARNING: Giving up waiting for mroot"

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • FAS25xx


  • After rebooting a filer that reports e0M as offline, it fails to boot back up.
  • The message WARNING: Giving up waiting for mroot shows up on the system console.
  • Below error might shows up on the SP log:

Record 1244: Thu Jan  1 00:00:51 1970 [IPMI.notice]: 3b02 | 02 | EVT: 6fc004ff | System_FW_Status | Assertion Event,"Unrecoverable system-board failure"

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