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Oracle® x86 Server Diagnostics, Applications, and Utilities Guide

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Updated: June 2016

Use the Preboot Menu to Restore Oracle ILOM Access to the Serial Console

  1. Access the Preboot menu.

    For more information, see Accessing the Preboot Menu.

  2. At the Preboot prompt, type:

    Preboot> edit

    The Preboot menu enters edit mode.

    In edit mode, the Preboot menu displays its selections one by one, offering you a chance to change each one.

    • To change a setting, type the new value, and then press Enter.

    • To skip to the next setting, press Enter.

  3. Press Enter to move through the settings until the serial_is_host setting appears.

    To change the serial_is_host setting, type 0, and then press Enter.

    The Preboot menu redisplays the serial_is_host setting with the value 0.

  4. Press Enter.

    The next setting appears.

  5. Press Enter to scroll through the settings until the Preboot menu asks you to confirm your changes.
    Enter 'y[es]' to commit changes: [no]
  6. Type y to confirm your change.

    The Preboot menu displays this message:

    Summary: Changed 1 settings.