[rescue] New harddrive in a SS20
koyote at koyote.cx
Thu Jan 30 03:18:48 CST 2003
Heheheeh, looks like I managed to spread that addiction pretty well :)
"First one is always free"
Jeffrey J.Nonken <jeff_work at nonken.net> writes:
> On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 16:37:03 -0600, "Jonathan C. Patschke"
> <jp at celestrion.net>
> > On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Paul Hortiatis wrote:
> > > I have a Sun SS20 who's harddrive had died, when i put 2 drives in the
> > > machine the solaris installer could not see the drives to partition them
> > > says they have Corrupt label; wrong magic number. How can i lable the
> > > properly so the system can use them.
> > Pop in "Solaris Software 1 of 2". At the "ok" prompt:
> > boot -s cdrom
> > Later, at the shell:
> > format
> Then select the drive, then type
> I ran into this issue myself recently and managed to stumble over the answer
> by accident.
> > And do the install off "Solaris Software 1 of 2", as well. Booting and
> > installing from the Installation CD will take almost a day on an SS20.
> If you can get a faster CD drive it'll take LOTS less time... I found one on
> eBay, 12x I think, maybe 24x, I forget, that the seller claimed was
> SS20-compatible. It is, and it's been a real godsend, since I've re-installed
> the OS about 6 times by now, just learning how stuff works and so on.
> That grey internal thing is a 2x.
> "'Slow?' What exactly do you mean by 'slow?' Should I measure this with a
> stopwatch or a calendar?"
> Headline: KILLER SENTENCED TO DIE FOR SECOND TIME IN 10 YEARS
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