[SunHELP] Another system, another boot issue

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Thu Feb 9 01:35:41 CST 2017


What does a printenv at the ok prompt list for boot-device and diag-switch?

If you are trying to boot standard it will try to boot the internal FCAL
disks, you will need to specify the external SCSI disk if you want to boot

Peter Stokes
Ashlyn Computer Services
Mbl: 07977 532320

On 9 Feb 2017, at 00:41, Connolly, Michael - ITT Interconnect Solutions
<Michael.Connolly at itt.com> wrote:

> So, got the first E280R running fine - the one with the T3's.
> Second E280R uses internal drives and a D130 attached. Again, Solaris 9.
> After tape restore from a very similar system (but has 2 D130's - this one
> only has one) I get
> "Can't locate boot device"
> Booted from a Sol 10 CD to single user.
> mounted the boot drive to /a
> did the devfsadm again and it made quite a few changes
> listed the /dev/dsk directory and all looked well
> I can read/write to /a and verified vfstab was good
> carefully created devalias for the original drive (not touched) and the
> restored drive and one for the newly restored drive
> from OK I did probe-scsi-all and it appears that all drive/devices are
> present.
> at a loss right now, what is weird (to me) is the word "locate" and not
> - never seen that.
> did discover 1 of the power supplies is out on the E280R but the other is
> running
> welcome ideas, TIA
> Michael J. Connolly
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