Unable to get into MASTER mode. Can't do anything without it.

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I changed the slot numbers in the stack of 4 - X460-24's. (vers. 12.5.4.5)  Now I can't get out of stand-by mode.  I've rebooted numerous times trying to get into the bootrom.  
Most commands need to be in master mode.  
If need be, I can reset to factory defaults, however, I would probably need Master mode for that.
All help and suggestions are appreciated.
Thank you!
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Posted 4 years ago

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Did you try that?

At the login prompt, enter the following special login ID exactly as displayed here (all uppercase
letters) and press [Enter]:

REBOOT AS MASTER-CAPABLE

The following message appears:Node reboot initiated with master-capability
turned on.
This node then sets an internal indicator that is preserved across the reboot. While restarting, the
node notices and resets this indicator, ignores the node master-capability configuration, and
becomes a master node.
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I did, thanks!
I ended up taking the stack apart and was able to get into the bootrom.   Am now re-configuring the stack.
Thank you for your input!!