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Why do I get 615 LED code when booting AIX 5.2 client?
I have successfully created the AIX 5.2 bootimage on the admin server, however, when I do a network boot of the client the LCD stops at 615. This occurs after the image is successfully sent accross the network to the client and the client begins the IPL process.
The problem is related to a bug in the AIX 5.2 “bosboot” command. It has subsequently been fixed by IBM in AIX 5.2 Maintenance Level 2.
You may also install the fix provided by IBM APAR IY44678, or make the following changes to the /usr/sbin/bosboot command:
1) Add the line: cp $tmp_proto2 /tmp/proto2 to the top of the get_bootfs_size() function.
2) Change: getline < “$tmp_proto1” to getline < “/tmp/proto2”
3) Remove the file /tmp/proto2 by adding this line at the end of the function: rm /tmp/proto2