Follow-up PS320

From: John R. Keys Jr. <>
Date: Fri Sep 12 20:12:56 1997

Thanks for the follow-up answer and I will see if I can get a copy of AIX
from some where.
At 07:02 PM 9/12/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> Still waiting to hear what the code numbers 554 mean that I get on the
>> Powerstation 320 from IBM ?? As Isaid before it boots up to this number but
>> I get no video on the monitor it's a IBM 6091-19 that came with the 320.
>> Would like to get some documentation on this machine if anyone would like
>> trade or sell.
>Version 1.3 of the "Diagnostics Programs: Operator Guide" does not list
>554 as an error code. 553 is Phase 1 of IPL completed, and 558 means there
>is not enough memort to complete the IPL.
>My guess is that 554 means that the IPL aborted for some reason, as if
>someone wiped out the disk. During the last half of the IPL, numbers
>between 700 and 999 should be seen.
>I assume that this 554 comes up after a few minutes of booting. Generally,
>all of the BIST (Built In Self Test) stuff occurs in the first minute or
>so (makes sense) and has codes in the 200 range. Note that half of the
>codes are not error messages, but just status.
>I would say the machine is most likely fine, but you may need to get
>another copy of AIX.
>William Donzelli
Received on Fri Sep 12 1997 - 20:12:56 BST

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