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# 1  
Old 02-11-2014
SunOS release 5.3

Hi all,

I work on a Sun SPARC station model number 47 with SunOS release 5.3

I modified vfstab file, and I probably done mistake by filling it and now sun doesn't boot. See picture attached.

I done a copy of the original file but as I'm not able to boot the sun, I can not replace the file.

I try to read HDD from Windows with explore2fs and Linux reader software, but unfortunately I can not access to hard drive.

Is there any tools to access to files?
I don't have 5.3 SunOS installer.

Many thanks for your help.
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# 2  
Old 02-11-2014
With such an hostid (5213dead), I'm afraid your machine was doomed ...

You might find a Solaris for SPARC boot CD somewhere, no need for a 5.3 one, and boot on it (stop-A, boot cdrom). Then mount your internal disk and fix the vfstab file.
# 3  
Old 02-13-2014
ok thanks.
I have found a 4.1 boot CD and I have been able to boot on it and changed vfstab file.
My OS 5.3 boot normally now.
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