Assumming you aren't familiar with HP-UX, I'll give you
a break down of how to fix it (I'm assuming that you
can't access the machine because it doesn't complete the
1. Boot the machine, hit esc to stop it from autobooting.
2. Boot the machine into the ISL... "boot pri isl" should
work, or refer to your documentation (depends on the
3. At the ISL prompt, type "hpux -is boot". This will
boot you into system administration mode, without
starting networking and multi-user.
4. Edit the file "/etc/rc.config.d/nfsconf" with vi and
change the line AUTO_MOUNTER=1 to =0.
5. Use the command "reboot" to restart the machine and
let it come all the way up.
NOTE: If this doesn't fix the problem, you can repeat steps
1-4 and change the line "NFS_CLIENT=1" to =0. (now the NFS
client isn't even starting).
After this, you can trace the cause of the problem (probably
a hard NFS mount) and disable or change it.
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