[rescue] E420R Booting Issues
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Fri Jul 15 20:39:35 CDT 2005
On Fri, 15 Jul 2005 09:33:09 -0500, Mike Parson <mparson at bl.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 10:12:20PM -0400, Bryan Gurney wrote:
>> On Thu, 14 Jul 2005 08:39:54 -0400, William Enestvedt
>> <William.Enestvedt at jwu.edu>wrote:
>>> Check the SCSI ID for the CD-ROM (which is a DVD-ROM on those,
>>> right?). I think that the device path to the devalias "cdrom" will
>>> beak if the drive's SCSI ID has changed.
>>> Or perhaps I merely shifted in my chair and am talking out my ***.
>> On all the Sparc / Ultrasparcs I've worked on, the CD-ROM drive was set
>> 6. That's where openboot tries to boot from by default when you issue
>> "boot cdrom" command.
> On all Sparc/UltraSparc systems with SCSI CD-ROMs, it should be set to
> ID 6, that is where the PROM's devalias is pointing the cdrom alias to
> by default.
> Haven't worked on enough IDE based units to remember where they expect
> the cdrom to be off the top of my head.
Judging from the dead GoldStar drive from my Ultra 5, the master on the
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