Solaris 8 login GUI doesn't come up.


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# 15  
I've execute the eeprom command. Here is the output:

Code:
# eeprom 
test-args: data not available.
diag-passes=1
local-mac-address?=false
fcode-debug?=false
silent-mode?=false
scsi-initiator-id=7
oem-logo: data not available.
oem-logo?=false
oem-banner: data not available.
oem-banner?=false
ansi-terminal?=true
screen-#columns=80
screen-#rows=34
ttya-rts-dtr-off=false
ttya-ignore-cd=true
ttya-mode=9600,8,n,1,-
output-device=screen
input-device=keyboard
auto-boot-on-error?=false
load-base=16384
auto-boot?=true
boot-command=boot
diag-file: data not available.
diag-device=net
boot-file: data not available.
boot-device=/pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@w2100000c504ea348,0:a disk net
use-nvramrc?=false
nvramrc: data not available.
security-mode=none
security-password: data not available.
security-#badlogins=0
diag-out-console=true
post-trigger=error-reset power-on-reset 
diag-script=normal
diag-level=min
diag-switch?=false
obdiag-trigger=error-reset power-on-reset 
error-reset-recovery=boot

I try to boot from CD to upgrade my system using graphic mode

Code:
ok> boot cdrom

This is what I saw when the system rebooted:
Code:
Can't find driver for console framebufferConfiguring /dev and /devices

And then it went to CLI installation mode not graphic mode.
# 16  
I suggest you go to Sun Microsystems and look for hardware release notes regarding your machine.

eg http://docs-pdf.sun.com/817-4348-11/817-4348-11.pdf
# 17  
pls .try it

if you have got to graphich cards (pgx or XVR)
cd /dev
rm -r *fb*
reboot -- -rv
and check /usr/dt/config/Xservers
is it screen link is correct
# 18  
alternative

if you haven't got to graphic kart you must connect to serial port
other macine hyper terminal
# 19  
Thanks guys for your help. I keep investigating, I'll tell ya if I find something new.
# 20  
can you check what the device alias screen points to? It may be that the grapics card has been changed at some point and the alias is no longer valid.
# 21  
Hi,
I've checked my device aliases, and here comes the result:
Code:
{0} ok devalias
screen          /pci@8,700000/SUNW,XVR-100@2
mouse          /pci@9,700000/usb@1,3,/mouse@2
keyboard      /pci@9,700000/usb@1,3,/keyboad@1
disk1           /pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@1,0
disk0           /pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@0,0
disk            /pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@0,0
ide             /pci@8,700000/ide@6 
scsi            /pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2
cdrom         /pci@8,700000/ide@6/cdrom@0,0:f
net            /pci@9,700000/network@2
net1           /pci@9,600000/network@1
net0           /pci@9,700000/network@2
........

If you see some thing wrong, please let me know.
Thanks
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