[rescue] Booting a Sparcstation 5 with 1 good 1 bad HD
Jonathan J. M. Katz
jon at jonworld.com
Wed Dec 1 11:21:42 CST 2010
On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 12:18 PM, <rswqdfnptj at snkmail.com> wrote:
> > Try a probe-scsi to see which device it comes up as from the nvram.
> Target 3
> Unit 0 Disk IBM DORS32160SUN2.1GWA7A9636504167
> 0933 000116
> 46H6081 07H1118
Woohoo! We're seeing the disk that should be there!
> > Try a "boot -srva disk0" ??
> Rebooting with command: -srva disk0
> Boot device: /iommu/sbus/espdma/esp/sd at 3,0:a File and args: -srva disk0
> Boot Release 4.1.4 (sun4m) #2: Fri Oct 14 11:07:52 PDT 1994
> Copyright (c) 1983-1990, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
> Boot: Romvec version 3.
> root filesystem type ( 4.2 nfs ):
> Default root device: /iommu at 0,10000000/sbus at 01001000/espdma at 5
> ,8400000/esp at 5
> ,8800000/sd at 3,0: a
> root (block) device ('*' for list) :
s = single user
r = reconfigure (forces the kernel to rebuild paths to drivers)
v = verbose
a = ask for root filesystem and to verify /etc/system entries
I'm thinking that the "default" root device that it thinks is root is not
valid. Use "*" to get a list, then enter the one that makes the most
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