[SunHELP] CD Drive Not Cooperating

Vince Sabio vince at vjs.org
Wed Feb 22 21:48:46 CST 2006

It turned out that this was an overheating problem. I dealt with it 
by disconnecting the CD drive and allowing it to cool down between 

- V

** Sometime around 08:39 +0200 02/13/2006, Adrian Florea said:

>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
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