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Proliant DL380 G4 server occasionally rebootes.


I am facing this problem with a Proliant DL380 G4 server .
Occassionally it starts rebooting frequently . When this problem occurs the server reboots before it enters the OS repeatatively . The problem frequency is nearly once in 15 days. Then if we just change the SMPS slot, or say open one fan then boot ( it gives error ) , then again fix the fan ,the server starts up normally . The problem again occurs after 15 to 20 days . Can you please suggest a permanent solution. Is there any problem in the bios ?

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  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2007

    Same as above. IT takes reboot fits. The last time 8/20/07 I took all parts out and put them back in and it was OK until now.



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Try to update the firmwares. Maybe the threeshould of the fans are incorrect. A new firmware can correct this problem.

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