Updating platform sun4u bootarchive
| On an OBP-based platform, reboot then type "boot -F failsafe".
Then | follow the prompts to update the boot archive.
# ls -l /a/platform/sun4u/boot_archive -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 125140992 Jun 25 boot_archive # bootadm update-archive -v -R /a new /a/platform/sun4v/ ernel/crypto/sparcv9/arcfour2048 cannot find: /a/etc/mach: No such file or directory Creating boot_archive for /a updating /a/platform/sun4u/boot_archive 15 0 records in 15 0 records out Chec if size of boot_archive file have changed... -This page is from =========================================== Example to update the boot archive via failsafe boot on sparc systems with conf igured SVM root mirror By Juergen S on Jul 05, 2010 Since Solaris 10 10/08 update6 the boot archive feature was implemented into Sol aris 10 for sparc.
# ls -l /a/platform/sun4u/boot_archive -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 221184000 Jul 1 boot_archive Note: If problem within the update the option -f is possible to force the update e.g.: 'bootadm update-archive -v -f -R /a' 10.) Umount SVM root mirror # umount /a 11.) reboot the system from repaired SVM mirror # init 6 # The system is being restarted. When the system is configured with Solaris Volume Manager (SV M) root mirror then attention is necessary if using the failsafe boot (boot -F f ailsafe) on the 'o prompt' environment. Hardware watchdog enabled Hostname: scnode1 WARNING: The following files in / differ from the boot archive: changed / ernel/drv/The recommended action is to reboot to the failsafe archive to correct the above inconsistency.
SUNW,qfe0: 100 Mbps full duplex lin up - internal transceiver SUNW,qfe1: 100 Mbps full duplex lin up - internal transceiver /dev/ds /c3t0d0s0 is under md control, s ipping.
This article only describes how to convert the Mila X Live CD to a WANBOOT image – it does not talk about how to use the Mila X WANBOOT image or how to set up a WANBOOT server.
Note: WANBOOT is only supported for SPARC machines.
Then, file I/O is performed against the root device.
In addition, the command handles the details of boot archive update and verification.
About two weeks ago I installed the current Solaris Os on two v240 to form a cluster.