SPARC T4-1 "ERROR: boot-read fail"


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SPARC T4-1 "ERROR: boot-read fail"

Either I try to boot from USB bootable drive or from a bootable dvdrom, I am receiving a message ERROR: boot-read fail

Code:
{0} ok  probe-scsi-all
This command may hang the system if a Stop-A or halt command
has been executed.  Please type reset-all to reset the system
before executing this command.
Do you wish to continue? (y/n) y
/pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/storage@1
  Unit 0   Removable Disk     KingstonDataTraveler 3.0PMAP

/pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/hub@3/storage@2
  Unit 0   Removable Read Only device    AMI     Virtual CDROM   1.00

/pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0

FCode Version 1.00.61, MPT Version 2.00, Firmware Version 9.05.00.00

Target 9
  Unit 0   Removable Read Only device   TEAC     DV-W28SS-W       1.0A
  SATA device  PhyNum 6

/pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0

FCode Version 1.00.61, MPT Version 2.00, Firmware Version 9.05.00.00


{0} ok




Code:
boot /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/storage@1
Boot device: /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/storage@1  File and args:
ERROR: boot-read fail


Boot load failed






{0} ok boot /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/hub@3/storage@2


SPARC T4-1, Keyboard Present
Copyright (c) 1998, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.34.3, 15872 MB memory available, Serial #104523236.
Ethernet address 0:10:e0:3a:e5:e4, Host ID: 863ae5e4.



Boot device: /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/hub@3/storage@2  File and args:
ERROR: boot-read fail

Evaluating:

Boot load failed

{0} ok

# 2  
What is the output of this:

Code:
{0} ok show-disks

?
# 3  
Code:
{0} ok show-disks
a) /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/hub@3/storage@2/disk
b) /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/storage@1/disk
c) /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk
d) /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk
e) /iscsi-hba/disk
q) NO SELECTION
Enter Selection, q to quit:

# 4  
Put the installation Solaris DVD into the DVD drive and then:

Code:
ok> boot cdrom

Please post the error message that you get from that.
# 5  
ok boot cdrom
Boot device: /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p6 File and args:
SunOS Release 5.11 Version 11.4.0.15.0 64-bit
Copyright (c) 1983, 2018, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Remounting root read/write
Probing for device nodes ...
Preparing image for use
Done mounting image
Configuring devices.
WARNING: No retained memory, deferred dump not available
Hostname: solaris
Using the default install manifest for installation.


Auto-installer disabled. Enable the auto-installer service
by running the following command:
svcadm enable svc:/application/auto-installer:default



solaris console login:




solaris console login: root
Password:
Oct 25 11:35:50 solaris login: ROOT LOGIN /dev/console
Oracle Corporation SunOS 5.11 11.4 Aug 2018
root@solaris:~# svcadm enable svc:/application/auto-installer:default
root@solaris:~#



NOW I AM NOT ABLE TO BOOT FROM DVD FROM A HASH PROMPT
# 6  
No, you don't boot the system from a hash prompt. If you have a hash prompt the system has booted successfully.

I think you had better explain what you are trying to do rather than just ask questions about booting.

AND........if you are trying to install Solaris OS to a hard disk then when you get to the prompt:

Code:
Solaris console login:

don't touch it. Keep your fingers out and let it run.
# 7  
I need to install Solaris on this disk. Its a new disk I installed on SPARC machine
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