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Old 08-08-2004
server will not boot

Just got a new sun fire v440 server, try to boot server but server will not boot, got the following error message.
"the file just loaded does not appear to be excutedable"
boot: cannot open /kernel/sparcv9/unix
Enter filename /kernel/sparcv9/unix

I thought maybe server is not pre install with OS, so I try to jumpstart server but I kept getting this error messages:
"timeout waiting for ARP/RARP packet requesting ip for 0:4:cc:55:b2:a1"

the mac address is in my jumpstart /etc/ethers.

I also try boot from cd-rom
ok: boot cdrom -s

but received the error message
boot: cannot open /kernel/sparcv9/unix
Enter filename /kernel/sparcv9/unix

Can you help, please.
# 2  
Old 08-08-2004
See this page.
# 3  
Old 08-09-2004
If this is a new server, I take it you have taken out support, with SUN, when you bought it. Get in touch with them. they should be able to sort the problem out quickly.
# 4  
Old 09-07-2004
Thanks
the version of my solaris 9 is not support on v440, only solaris 9 version 9 12/03 onward are support are on v440.

I download the latest version of solaris 9 and I was able to jumpstart my v440 with the latest version of solaris 9.

thanks again
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