[SASAG] System Event Log on HP Proliant about AMB Temp

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Fri Oct 12 20:16:10 PDT 2007

Could be a hardware issue... have you tried booting from a SmartStart 
CD? I don't have experience with the DL140s but you can generally view 
the event log from there on the DL380 and 385 series.


Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I have a HP Proliant DL140 G3 that continually has System Error Log 
> messages that keeps system from booting automatcially
> The boot messages say:
>     Event Log messages, enter Setup to view
>     Server Asset Text :No Asset Tag
>     ERROR
>     02A2: BMC System Error Log (SEL) Full.
> I pressed F1 to resume and it will then boot.
> I googled that error and searched the HP site and it said to "Clear 
> the SEL." And it also mentioned using a newer BIOS, but didn't say what 
> version and the versions I found where older than my system's BIOS (I 
> think).
> The system has a IPMI console available via http which I can login and see 
> these many event logs and I clear them and then it will reboot. Here are 
> examples:
>  Generic 10/12/2007 19:08:48 AMB Temp Upper Non-critical-going high 
>  Assertion
>  Generic 10/12/2007 19:08:49 AMB Temp Upper Non-critical-going high 
>  Deassertion
> I read the the ambient room temperature must not exceed 95 F (from HP
> ProLiant DL140 Server Setup and Installation Guide).
> I am not sure why our other servers in same rack and same colo aren't 
> having problems and I don't know why I have to manually deal with this 
> sometimes multiple times per day.
> Anyone know about this?
>   Jeremy C. Reed
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