[rescue] rescuing an ailing U10...

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Fri Sep 28 03:29:06 CDT 2007

On Thu, 27 Sep 2007, James Hartley wrote:

> I've inherited an Ultra 10 with a questionable past.  I've swapped out
> the CD-ROM drive for a newer DVD/CD-R drive, but I haven't changed
> hard drives yet.  When I boot, I get the following error:
> ===8<-----
> boot device: /pci at 1f, 0/pci at 1, 1/ide at 3/cdrom at 2, 0:f File and args:
> Can't read disk label.
> Can't open disk label package
> Can't open boot device

What firmware revision are you using?

And, just to double-check, you are booting from SPARC media, correct?
You'll get that error if you try to boot i386 media.

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