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
Releases 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.8
Reboot the host. If the problem persists after two or three system reboots, contact your authorized Oracle service provider for assistance.