UCS C240 M3S. First installation hangs at configuring and testing platform hardware
The server hangs at 'configuring and testing platform hardware'. This happened after adding a virtual disk with CIMC trying to see the hard disk for installing OS. After this change, the server hangs at 'configuring and testing platform hardware'.
The only thing we can do is to access CIMC. We have tried to reset bios and Clear BIOS CMOS with the CIMC tools without success. We are attaching CIMC system event log.
I'd follow the link you've provided since I'm having this exact issue, but it's saying that I don't have permissions to view the page which is odd since I do have an active SmartNet Contract for my UCS C240. I have an active case for this unit right now, but was hoping to find some answers myself as my ticket has been open for nearly 2 months now...
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