[SunHELP] U60 won't boot 64bit Solaris...
peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Thu Apr 1 00:59:27 CST 2004
I thought the 64 bit kernel was the default for > 200Mhz CPU's from a
On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 21:23, Gereon 'Jerry' Stein wrote:
> I finally bought an Ultra 60 and installed the following hardware:
> - 1280 Megs of RAM
> - 2* 501-4849-03 300MHz CPU Module
> - 2* Seagate Barracuda 50GB SCA disk
> - Elite 3D UPA graphics board
> - SunSwift PCI additional I/O Board
> I was able to install Solaris 9 just fine, also upgrade Firmware of the
> box to 3.31, but discovered Solaris 9 would only boot in 32bit mode!
> Any attempt to "force" it to load 64bit OS leads to:
> krtld:error during initial load/link phase
> panic - boot: exitto64 returned from client program
> I exchanged virtually everything: CPUs, RAM, disks, graphics boards,
> I/O-board - tried removing hardware to a minimum setup -> same effect.
> Following hints I found elsewhere, I even tried _downgrading_ the
> firmware again. Needless to say that this didn't make things any better
> (or worse, for that matter).
> Any ideas as to what might be wrong?
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