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Can't install 11.3 from USB on 5220


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Can't install 11.3 from USB on 5220

Hi,

I have T5220 sparc server and I want to install Solaris 11.3 on that. From notes, I know that 11.4 will not be supported.
It is old server, which had hardware RAID (with SAS card). I removed connection from that card and directly inserted both cables on motherboard because I want to get rid of hardware RAID. Card is still there inside server, but both HDD cables are connected on MB now.
I created bootable USB drive (which worked in earlier installation) and trying to boot server from that USB. It boots well, then wait for long time (at "Preparing image for use") and then come in maintenance mode, instead of booting in installation mode. I tried with - text as well as with no argument, but result is same.
What could be wrong, which I am missing here ?
Code:
{0} ok probe-scsi-all
/pci@0/pci@0/pci@9/scsi@0
Waiting for AAC Controller to start: . . Started

AAC Kernel Version: 15825


/pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0

MPT Version 1.05, Firmware Version 1.27.00.00

Target 0
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST930003SSUN300G0868    585937500 Blocks, 300 GB
  SASAddress 5000c5001ce3fa9d  PhyNum 0
Target 1
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST930003SSUN300G0868    585937500 Blocks, 300 GB
  SASAddress 5000c5001ce77821  PhyNum 1
Target 2
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST930003SSUN300G0868    585937500 Blocks, 300 GB
  SASAddress 5000c5001ce76fdd  PhyNum 2
Target 3
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST930003SSUN300G0868    585937500 Blocks, 300 GB
  SASAddress 5000c5001ce73295  PhyNum 3
Target 4
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST914603SSUN146G0868    286739329 Blocks, 146 GB
  SASAddress 5000c50017828771  PhyNum 4
Target 5
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST914603SSUN146G0868    286739329 Blocks, 146 GB
  SASAddress 5000c50017818385  PhyNum 5
Target 6
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST930003SSUN300G0868    585937500 Blocks, 300 GB
  SASAddress 5000c5001ceca405  PhyNum 6
Target 7
Unit 0   Disk     SEAGATE ST930003SSUN300G0868
  SASAddress 5000c5001ccf4ea1  PhyNum 7

/pci@0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/usb@0,2/storage@1
  Unit 0   Removable Disk     General UDisk           5.00

/pci@0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@4/device@4/storage@0
  Unit 0   Removable Read Only device    TSSTcorpCDDVDW TS-T633A SR00

{0} ok boot /pci@0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/usb@0,2/storage@1/disk - text
Boot device: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/usb@0,2/storage@1/disk  File and args: - text
SunOS Release 5.11 Version 11.3 64-bit
Copyright (c) 1983, 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Remounting root read/write
Probing for device nodes ...
WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@0,0 (sd5):
        Corrupt label - bad geometry

        Label says 1170142470 blocks; Drive says 585937500 blocks
WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@1,0 (sd6):
        Corrupt label; wrong magic number

WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@2,0 (sd7):
        Corrupt label - label checksum failed

WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@3,0 (sd8):
        Corrupt label - label checksum failed

WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@4,0 (sd9):
        Corrupt label; wrong magic number

WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@5,0 (sd10):
        Corrupt label; wrong magic number

WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@2/scsi@0/sd@6,0 (sd11):
        Corrupt label; wrong magic number

WARNING: /pci@0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@4 (hubd0): Connecting device on port 4 failed
Preparing image for use
NOTICE: mount: not a UFS magic number (0x0)
NOTICE: mount: not a UFS magic number (0x0)
NOTICE: mount: not a UFS magic number (0x0)
NOTICE: mount: not a UFS magic number (0x0)
Requesting System Maintenance Mode
(See /lib/svc/share/README for more information.)
Console login service(s) cannot run

Enter user name for system maintenance (control-d to bypass): Apr 30 10:41:55 auditd[104]: getaddrinfo() failed[node name or service name not known].
Apr 30 10:41:55 auditd[104]: mapping  to fe80::221:28ff:fe5d:c6e4.


Enter user name for system maintenance (control-d to bypass): root
Enter root password (control-d to bypass):
single-user privilege assigned to root on /dev/console.
Entering System Maintenance Mode

Apr 30 10:42:06 su: 'su root' succeeded for root on /dev/console
-bash: /usr/sbin/quota: No such file or directory
Oracle Corporation      SunOS 5.11      11.3    September 2015
-bash: /bin/mail: No such file or directory
root@:~# df -h
Filesystem             Size   Used  Available Capacity  Mounted on
/devices/ramdisk-root:a
                       263M   243M        20M    93%    /
/devices                 0K     0K         0K     0%    /devices
/dev                     0K     0K         0K     0%    /dev
ctfs                     0K     0K         0K     0%    /system/contract
proc                     0K     0K         0K     0%    /proc
mnttab                   0K     0K         0K     0%    /etc/mnttab
swap                    29G   2.3M        29G     1%    /system/volatile
objfs                    0K     0K         0K     0%    /system/object
sharefs                  0K     0K         0K     0%    /etc/dfs/sharetab
root@:~#

Thanks
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Update - Had to reboot couple of times, and then I was able to boot with USB. Consider this thread as solved.
Thanks

Last edited by solaris_1977; 04-30-2019 at 09:36 AM.. Reason: Issue fixed
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