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Method of viewing progress through the BIOS Status sensor

The BMC monitors boot progress; you can determine the boot progress status through the BIOS Status sensor by entering the sensors show BMC command.

The following text shows partial output of the BMC sensors show command:
bmc shell -> sensors show
name         State    ID     Reading    Crit-Low   Warn-Low   Warn-Hi   Crit-Hi
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1.1V         Normal   #77     1121 mV     95 mV      --         --      1239 mV
1.2V         Normal   #76     1239 mV   1038 mV      --         --      1357 mV
1.5V         Normal   #75     1522 mV   1309 mV      --         --      1699 mV
1.8V         Normal   #74     1829 mV   1569 mV      --         --      2029 mV
12.0V        Normal   #70    12080 mV  10160 mV      --         --     13840 mV
2.5V         Normal   #73     2520 mV   2116 mV      --         --      2870 mV
3.3V         Normal   #72     3374 mV   2808 mV      --         --      3799 mV
BIOS Status  Normal   #f0  Loader #20     --         --         --        --
Batt 8.0V    Normal   #50     7552 mV     --         --       8512 mV   8576 mV
Batt Amp     Normal   #59        0 mA     --         --       2112 mA   2208 mA

In the sensors show output, the BIOS Status sensor displays one of three states: Normal, Hung, or Error. In the Reading column, the sensor displays BIOS and boot loader progress. In the example output, the BIOS Status sensor displays a state of Normal and a reading of Loader #20, indicating that the boot loader is running normally.

The following table lists the BIOS and boot loader progress values.
Status Description
0x00 System software has cleanly shut down. (Sent only by Data ONTAP.)
0x01 Memory initialization is in progress.
0x02 NVMEM initialization is in progress (when NVMEM is armed).
0x05 User has entered setup.
0x13 Booting to Data ONTAP (or boot loader).
0x1F BIOS is starting up. (Special message to the BMC.) This is the first BIOS status message. It might be quickly followed by another.
0x20 Boot loader is running.
0x21 Boot loader is programming the primary firmware hub. The BMC does not allow the system to be powered down at this time.
0x22 Boot loader is programming the alternate firmware hub. The BMC does not allow the system to be powered down at this time.
0x2F Boot loader has transferred control to Data ONTAP. Data ONTAP might send this periodically to inform the BMC that Data ONTAP is running, if the BMC has rebooted.
0x60 BMC has shut power off.
0x61 BMC has turned power on.
0x62 BMC has reset the system.
0x63 BMC Watchdog power cycle.
0x64 BMC Watchdog cold reset.

The BIOS Status sensor also displays BIOS and boot loader error codes. If the BIOS status sensor displays a Hung or Error state, contact technical support for interpretation of the codes.