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Hi Justin

It could be a hardware issue, either an adapter failure or something
missing causing the IPL to complete.
For example: without the VPD card system will not boot

Likewise, I would also uninstall the adapters that are not necessary.

Check from the ASMI
[+] System Information -> Vital Product Data and press the "Display all
details" button in case any element does not indicate the type or serial
Also in the logs there should be more information about a hardware failure
[+] System Service Aids -> Error/Event Logs

El mar, 19 abr 2022 a las 23:19, Justin Lee (<nitsuj928@xxxxxxxxxxx>)

I Just got a 720 (8202-E4B) off ebay and cannot get the thing to IPL. I
was able to reset the password and get into ASMI and was able to reset it
to factory (not sure if it fully reset or not seems like the firmware reset
portion isn't working. It says "powering on system" then resets the service
processor). When I try to power on the control panel flips through some
codes and ends at C10F20FF then the service processor resets. I Looked up
the SRC code, but not really seeing anything in the IBM documentation on
how to fix it. In ASMI two errors are listed. The first is B181C350 then
one second later B18187DA. Both loops back to loading firmware (procedure
FSPSP04). I followed the steps to load the latest from a USB flash drive
for a standalone system (rpm file on usb drive plugged into the right USB
port on the back), but still get the same errors when I try to power it up.
I feel like it is a simple step I am missing, but I have never dealt with
an IBM power before, just an old AS/4
00 from back in the day that just needed to be fed disks and hooked to a
console :) Obviously this thing is old and IBM wouldn't even answer the
phone for it, even if I could afford the contract :) Any tips would be

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