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Error when running commands on Brocade FC switch: fabos not yet initialized

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Applies to

Brocade FC switches without replaceable blades


  • Running commands on the Fabric OS command line of a Brocade FC (Fibre Channel) switch produces an error like the following:

fabos not yet initialized: -1

  • Example:
Brocade6505:admin> version
fabos not yet initialized: -1
Brocade6505:admin> reboot
fabos not yet initialized: -1
Brocade6505:admin> uptime
fabos not yet initialized: -1
Brocade6505:admin> fastboot
fabos not yet initialized: -1
Brocade6505:admin> errdump
fabos not yet initialized: -1


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