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Netra X1 - Can't open boot device

Postby Todd » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 02:19:21 GMT

Hi,


I'm rebuilding a Netra X1 with Solaris 8 2/02.....


I can build it off the network, and the build goes successfully.
However, when I reboot, and the box tries to boot from disk, it gives
me the following:


.....
Boot device: /pci@1f,0/ide@d/disk@0,0   FIle and args:
Evaluating: boot disk

Can't open boot device

......


and then it tries to boot from the network again. Any thoughts? The
hardware is good, I just can't seem to point it to a good boot device.
Please help.

- Thanks,


Todd


Re: Netra X1 - Can't open boot device

Postby gerryt » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 02:48:56 GMT



OK I'll bite. Its kind of day.
Are you SURE you must have Solaris 8? Its is almost 10 years old now :
<
Anyway - "disk" seems to point to target 0. Is there more than one
disk?
Did you install the OS on disk 1 ?


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