[SunHELP] Solaris 7 system not coming Up

James james at jdfogg.com
Sat Jun 19 19:16:43 CDT 2004

> Hi!!
> I just rebooted my sun machine (Solaris 7 SUN Ultra5 SPARC) while
> rebooting
> it was giving showmount RPC bind related errors. Though couldn't log the
> exact message.
> Now after logging into the machine I am not getting the display.
> It shows a
> small window with "OK" and an exclamation (!) sign.
> I am unable to telnet the machine (remote login) as well. though the DNS
> (nameserver BIND installed on the machine is working fine).
> Can anyone suggest what could be the problem and how can I resolve it?

That is the OpenBoot Prompt. Your machine probably didn't find any suitable
boot device. I believe Sunhelp.org has an OBP command guide. Think of OBP as
a PC BIOS with usefull utilities added.

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