APPENDIXC. BOOT SYSTEM
In ordinary system activation, the boot system automatically transfers
files from FROM to DRAM in the background.
The user is not aware of this operation. However, the boot system must
be operated manually, from menu screen, when maintenance is to be
carried out or when the FROM does not contain a required file.
1 In system maintenance, for example, to replace a file in FROM
S Operation (CRT, LCD, PDP, handy operator’s panel) :
Turn the power on by simultaneously pressing the two soft keys
at the right end.
Hold down the two keys until the boot system screen appears.
S Operation (on LCD with touch panel):
While touching the upper left edge of the screen, turn on the
S Operation (DPL/MDI) :
Turn the power on by simultaneously pressing the <0> and <.>
DPL keys. Hold down the two keys until the boot system screen
2 When the FROM does not contain a file required to start the Power
Immediately after the Power Mate i is turned on, the boot system starts
transferring files from FROM to DRAM. If, for some reason, a file
required to start the Power Mate i (NC basic) is not in FROM or has
been destroyed, the boot system is automatically started.
The boot system organizes files in FROM into two main groups : system
files and user files. These two file types have the following
CNC and servo control software of Power Mate i provided by FANUC
PMC sequence program (ladder), P–CODE macro program, and other
Starting the Boot
System Files and User
D System files
D User files