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IBM R30 Operator's Manual: How To Turn System Power On Using The Power-on Button

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If the system power does not turn on, the Power-on button may be in the off position. Go
to the system unit and press the Power-on button (only press the button once),
If the system power still does not turn on there may be an earlier fault condition. Remove
main power from the system unit, wait 30 seconds, and restore main power.
The system should IPL if the Power-on button is in the On position. If the button is not in
the On position, wait until standby is displayed on the LCD then press the Power-on
button one more time

How to Turn System Power On Using the Power-on Button

This procedure helps to get the system power to turn on using the Power-on button in the
event that your system does not seem to be responding to normal power operations.
From the SystemGuard BUMP console:
1. Check the BUMP console display, then check the list below and go to the appropriate
step.
– If you see a > with the cursor two spaces to the right, press Enter on the BUMP
console, go to the beginning of step 1.
– If you see a > _ , go to step 2.
– If you see any sbb type menu, type x and then press Enter repeatedly until until you
exit all menus, then go to step 1.
– If you see nothing on the BUMP console, go to step 2.
2. Press the Power-on button to the On position (pushed in).
If the system power does not turn on, the Power-on button may have been in the on
position already, wait five seconds and press the Power-on button again.
If the system power still does not turn on there may be an earlier fault condition. Remove
main power from the system unit, wait 30 seconds, and restore main power.
The system should IPL if the Power-on button is in the On position. If the button is not in
the On position, wait until standby is displayed on the LCD then press the Power-on
button one more time.
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