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# 1  
Old 08-10-2005
installing solaris 10

hi all,
i am trying to install solaris 10 into sun ultra 3000
i burn .iso image into cd-rw with 6x speed(iomega) and when i put into cdrom server i got the problem like below:
{a} ok boot cdrom -s
Boot device: /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@6,0:f File and args: -s
Bad magic number in disk label
Can't open disk label package

Can't open boot device

i used an option : create a CD from an image file(from nero burning).
it is solaris 10 for sparc version.

b: could you tell me, what can cause the problem ?


thanks
# 2  
Old 08-11-2005
Do you run UltraSPARC I or UltraSPARC II CPUs ?

n3tw0rkfr34k
# 3  
Old 08-12-2005
HI...
i am running ultra sparc ii 336mhz for sun ultra enterprise 3000

when i investigate yesterday, the solaris 10 i download 3 months ago is for x86, but not sure if it will run without problem after i create a cd image for sparc to run solaris10
i will post my quiestion if i find any problem..
thanks for your reply..


have a good weekend all..
bye
# 4  
Old 08-12-2005
Solaris x86 won't work for a SPARC system - you have to download Solaris 10 for Sparc.
# 5  
Old 08-29-2005
Ultra 5

I have the same problem but the CD is for a sparc and I'm installing it on a Ultra 5. Anyone have any ideas what I'm missing that is preventing me from booting from CD?
# 6  
Old 08-29-2005
could you post the output of the command
probe-scsi-all

gP
# 7  
Old 08-29-2005
no scsi

probe-scsi-all came back with nothing. I know it is all connected since I currently have Solaris 9 installed and have inserted the CD and it mounts just fine while booted in Solaris 9. Doing a probe-ide returned:

Device 0 (Primary Master)
ATA Model: ST38410A
Device 1 (Primary Slave)
Not Present
Device 2 (Secondary Master)
Removable ATAPI Model: CRD-8322B
Device 3 (Secondary Slave)
Not Present

It also seems on further inspection that my boot device and the original posters are different for the CD.

I get:

ok boot cdrom -s
Boot device: /pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/cdrom@2,0:f File and args: -s
Bad magic number in disk label
Can't open disk label package

Can't open boot device

I had just gotten the iso's off Sun's site late last week and burned it with Toast for Mac without any errors.

It's been a while since I've used Solaris on a Sparc box so I'm a little rusty. I've had to use Trusted Solaris 8 on x86 hardware lately.

Last edited by edljedi; 08-29-2005 at 10:26 PM.. Reason: clarification + more info

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