You can perform a transfer of control (TOC) reset by using
the Service Processor (MP or GSP) TC command, as described
in the following procedure.
If crash dump is configured for the operating system on
the nPartition, when you TOC the nPartition while it is running the operating
system then the nPartition performs a crash dump.
Procedure 5-5 Performing a Transfer of Control Reset (Service Processor)
Use the Command menu TC command
to perform a transfer-of-control (TOC) reset of an nPartition.
Login to the
service processor (MP or GSP) and enter CM to access the
At the Command
menu, enter the TC command, specify which nPartition
is to be reset, and confirm whether to TOC the nPartition.
The TC command
performs a transfer-of-control reset on the specified nPartition.
If you are accessing the service processor using a single-partition-user
account, the TC command selects which nPartition is to
be reset: the nPartition that your account allows you to access.
If using an operator or administrator account, you can
select which nPartitions in the server complex you want to TOC.
Be certain to select the correct nPartition to be reset.
This command TOCs the selected partition.
WARNING: Execution of this command irrecoverably halts all system
processing and I/O activity and restarts the selected
Select a partition number: 0
Do you want to TOC partition number 0? (Y/[N]) y
-> The selected partition will be TOCed.
After you initiate
the TOC, you can observe its progress and select the type of crash dump through
the nPartition console.
Once the nPartition completes
the dump, or once you cancel it, the nPartition reboots.
******* Unexpected TOC. Processor HPA FFFFFFFF'FC07C000 *******
r00/03 00000000'00000000 00000000'0099CA2C 00000000'00000000 00000000'010BB790
r04/07 00000000'00000002 00000000'010BC140 00000000'0080F000 00000000'00AA2490
r08/11 00000000'00000001 00000000'0099A800 00000000'0099A800 00000000'0099C800
Processor 8 TOC: pcsq.pcoq = 0'0.0'12675c
isr.ior = 0'10340004.0'2f8bfd30
Boot device reset done.
*** The dump will be a SELECTIVE dump: 457 of 4080 megabytes.
*** To change this dump type, press any key within 10 seconds.
*** Proceeding with selective dump.
*** The dump may be aborted at any time by pressing ESC.
*** Dumping: 7% complete (32 of 457 MB) (device 64:0x2)