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Sun Server X3-2 (formerly Sun Fire X4170 M3) Product Notes Version 1.8

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Updated: July 2017
 
 

BIOS might hang when a key is entered in response to a BIOS prompt (15761342, formerly CR 7121782)

On rare occasions, BIOS might hang when a key is entered in response to a prompt from BIOS for F2, F8, or F12 input. The prompt, and resulting hang, based on key input, might look similar the following:

Version 2.14.1219. Copyright (C) 2011 American Megatrends, Inc.

BIOS Date: 12/09/2011 10:23:55 Ver: 18010900

Press F2 to run Setup (CTRL+E on serial keyboard)
Press F8 for BBS Popup (CTRL+P on serial keyboard)
Press F12 for network boot (CTRL+N on serial keyboard)
Entering Setup...B2

Affected software:

  • Releases 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.8

Workaround:

Reboot the host. If the problem persists after two or three system reboots, contact your authorized Oracle service provider for assistance.