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Registered: ‎05-20-2015

Boot stops at POST RAM test disabled

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We have an "old" Brocade 300 switch that is not booting anymore. This device isn't under maintenance anymore, but we would like to use it in a lab. After a power outage, it won't boot anymore. The system status led stays orange and that the output we have when booting with console connected:


The system is coming up, please wait...

U-Boot 1.1.3 (May 16 2013 - 16:48:41)

CPU:   AMCC PowerPC 440EPx Rev. A at 660 MHz (PLB=132, OPB=66, EBC=33 MHz)
       No Security/Kasumi support
       I2C boot EEPROM enabled
       Bootstrap Option G - Boot ROM Location I2C (Addr 0x54)
       Internal PCI arbiter enabled, PCI async ext clock used
       32 kB I-Cache 32 kB D-Cache
Board: Tomahawk
I2C:   ready
DRAM:  Initializing DDRSDRAM
DDR Init: speed = 132000002
DQS calibration - Window detected:
max_passing_cases = 54
wr_dqs_shift      = 95
dll_dqs_delay_X   = 30
dll_dqs_delay_X window = 4 - 57
ECC Enabling   DONE
512 MB
POST RAM test disabled.


It will not go further.


Any idea?

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 133
Registered: ‎02-05-2014

Re: Boot stops at POST RAM test disabled

I think you're out a luck and the onboard flash-drive is broke. It therefore is unable to boot the OS and FOS.


Not much you can do I guess.

Kind regards,
Erwin van Londen
Former Brocade Distinguished Architect The Fibre Channel blog

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