[SunHELP] Ultra 2

Dan Williams dan_williams at ntlworld.com
Sun Apr 4 15:00:08 CDT 2004

Gereon 'Jerry' Stein wrote:

> This looks a lot like a bad memory module. I had the same effect when 
> using memory modules of a somewhat too conservative timing in an Ultra60.
> If you can successfully boot up an older version of Solaris (and that 
> boots fine), you may want to upgrade your flash prom. If that freezes 
> all the same, swap out memory modules bank by bank to isolate the 
> potentially bad module.
> If you had Sol.8 on that box before, forget about the upgrade - your 
> flash prom should have a recent enough version.
> Regards
> Jerry
> Dan Williams schrieb:
>> I am having problems with an Ultra 2, it crashes when booting solaris 
>> 9. It gets past the boot message and then freezes after a few spins. 
>> It also does the same thing when booting from a cdrom. I have tried 
>> reseating everything. Has anyone seen this before ?
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I have already installed 9 on this box (yesterday). But when I turned it 
on today it wouldn't boot. I have tried different drives, a different cd 
and working memory from an Ultra 1. I just can't understand it.


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