[rescue] Sol10 grub help?

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Fri Feb 24 19:57:27 CST 2012

On 02/24/2012 09:57 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> I just had to replace both boot drives on my Solaris 10u9 x86 box.  The
> new drives are properly attached to the root pool and resilvered, though
> I haven't been able to detach and remove the last of the old drives yet
> because I have a problem:  Grub will load ONLY from the remaining old
> drive.  I cannot get it to load from either of the replacement drives.

Oh yeah ...  I solved this.  I was barking totally up the wrong tree.
The problem all stemmed from the fact that nothing had written a valid
MBR to either new disk in the first place.  dd'd the MBR from the
known-good old disk, reran grub-install, bootadm update-archive, and all
is good.

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