[SunHELP] CD Drive Not Cooperating

Adrian Florea Adrian.Florea at alcatel.ro
Mon Feb 13 00:39:21 CST 2006

try not to use installation CD.

try with CD 1 of 2 (I think both 8 and 9 come in 2 software CDs ).

at OBP prompt just write:

boot cdrom - install


Vince Sabio wrote:

>I'm doing a clean installation of Solaris 9 (a particular software 
>package requires 8 or 9) on an Ultra-1 Creator 3D. The system boots 
>from the Installation CD just fine, but when it asks for the Software 
>1 CD, it ejects the installation CD (which is correct) and then 
>refuses to read, or even spin up, any CD that is inserted after that; 
>it simply ejects the CD a couple of seconds after it has been 
>inserted. If I do a power-off from openboot, the machine shuts down, 
>but the CD drive does not retract the tray. Any idea what's up?
>Vince Sabio                                                  vince at vjs.org
>SunHELP maillist  -  SunHELP at sunhelp.org

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