initialization failure


The specified processor on the specified blade server has failed to initialize.



Alert Category

Blades (Critical) - mmTrapBladeC

Log Source


Automatically notify service




Example Message

Processor 2 (CPU 2 Status) initialization failure

Alarm Panel LED (BC T and BC HT)


User response

Refer to the Problem Determination and Service Guide for the specified blade server to determine the device-specific actions to resolve this event. The Problem Determination and Service Guide is available on the Web.

If you do not have access to the Problem Determination and Service Guide, perform these steps:
  1. Restart the service processor for the specified blade server. You can restart the service processor from the advanced management module Web interface.
  2. Reboot the blade server and press F1 to display the Setup Utility:
    1. Verify that both processors are being seen by the system firmware.
    2. Load the default settings.
    3. Go to the advanced setup menu, select the CPU settings, and attempt to reenable the CPU slot.
  3. Swap processors on the blade server to determine if the problem is related to the CPU slot or the processor.
    Note: This step does not apply to JSxx blade servers.
  4. Go to the IBM BladeCenter software and device drivers Web page for firmware updates.
  5. Check the IBM Support Web page for any service bulletins that might be related to this problem.