The storage system is configured to boot from the 256-MB PC CompactFlash card. You can boot the storage system from the storage system prompt.
FAS900 series storage systems are configured to boot from 32-MB or 256-MB PC CompactFlash cards. If you have upgraded your FAS900 series storage systems to Data ONTAP 6.5 or higher, either your 32-MB CompactFlash boot cards have been repartitioned as described in the Data ONTAP Upgrade Guide, or you have upgraded to 256-MB CompactFlash boot cards.
The storage system begins the boot process.
The following message appears, indicating that you are done: root logged in from console
The storage system displays the following boot menu:
1) Normal Boot 2) Boot without /etc/rc 3) Change Password 4) Initialize all disks 4a) Same as option 4, but create a flexible root volume. 5) Maintenance mode boot Selection (1-5)?
|To ...||Select ...|
|Boot the storage system normally||1) Normal Boot|
|Troubleshoot and repair configuration problems||2) Boot without /etc/rc.
Note: Booting without /etc/rc causes the storage system to use only default options settings; disregard all options settings you put in /etc/rc; and disable some services, such as syslog.
|Change the password of the storage system||3) Change Password|
|Initialize all the disks and create a traditional root volume||4) Initialize all disks|
|Initialize all the disks and create a flexible root volume||4a) Same as option 4, but create a flexible root volume|
|Perform some aggregate and disk operations and get detailed aggregate and disk information.||5) Maintenance mode boot
Note: Maintenance mode is special for the following reasons: