[rescue] ultra 2 drive not recognised

Brian Howe bwhowe at gmail.com
Tue May 10 23:02:45 CDT 2005

Sounds like you need to put it in another system that understands multiple
filesystems (linux, bsd, etc) and partition and format the drive for a file
system that solaris might undersand.

On 5/10/05, Francois Dion <francois.dion at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got a drive I put in the ultra 2. probe-scsi-all shows the drive but
> I cant install the OS on it. If I put a different drive in, setup the
> OS and put that drive as secondary, it shows up under probe-scsi-all.
> But when the OS boots I get this error:
> Corrupt label; wrong magic number
> format doesn't see the drive.
> This was used on a non Sun machine before. It's an old seagate 80 pin
> u160, 18gb.
> What do I have to do to the disk to get Solaris to recognise it at install
> time?
> Francois
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