SUMMARY: SSA 100 - slow boot up

From: Eddy Hodgson (
Date: Fri Mar 03 2000 - 15:36:58 CST

-----Original Message-----
From: Eddy Hodgson <>
Date: Friday, March 03, 2000 1:32 PM
Subject: SSA 100 - slow boot up

>I have a SSA 100 with a fibre channel link to a SPARC20 running 2.5.1 with
>latest recommended and Y2K patch clusters.
>Recently the power supply for the SSA was changed and ever since that, the
>unit takes about 10 minutes to fully boot up.
>I looks like it goes through detailed diagnostics each time displaying
>message codes such as:
>If it is diagnostics, how can I disable it?
>If not diagnostics, then what? And what can I do about it?
>Any suggestions will be much appreciated.

Not much of a summary really -
there is a small switch located on the back of the SSA with 2 settings

It was switched to DIAG EXT which means extended diagnostics.

I powered down the unit, switched said switch to DIAG and powered back on.
Result = normal boot up time.

Thanks to all who replied.

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