[SunHELP] boot: cannot open kernel/sparcv9/unix???? v240

Henrik Schuetz hen at ti.com
Fri Apr 30 03:26:33 CDT 2004

Hi John,
do use a old version of SPARC like rev 2/02 for the installation. The 
SunFire V240 has a newer hardware thus you need a newer version (ref  7/03).


ert weerr wrote:

>Hi guruz!
>I have to install Solaris 8 on a brand new
>SunFire V240 but it doesn't want to boot
>from the cdrom.
>It always sends this error message:
>Rebooting with command: boot cdrom
>Boot device: /pci at 1e,600000/ide at d/cdrom at 0,0:f  File
>and args:
>boot: cannot open kernel/sparcv9/unix
>Enter filename [kernel/sparcv9/unix]:
>On the system there is already a preinstalled
>Solaris 8 and the weirdest thing is that I can
>mount the CD under that and see the file system...
>So, it seems to me that the problem is not the
>CD drive.
>I'm afraid we can't use the preinstalled system
>that's why I want to reinstall the OS.
>What could be the problem with the V240?
>Thanks in advance!
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