Overview of boot media replacement - FAS500f

Contributors thrisun netapp-martyh dougthomp netapp-jsnyder

The boot media stores a primary and secondary set of system (boot image) files that the system uses when it boots.

You must have a USB flash drive, formatted to MBR/FAT32, with the appropriate amount of storage to hold the image_xxx.tgz file.

  • You must replace the failed component with a replacement FRU component you received from your provider.

  • It is important that you apply the commands in these steps on the correct controller:

    • The impaired controller is the controller on which you are performing maintenance.

    • The healthy controller is the HA partner of the impaired controller.