[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI-dev-148 failure on V20z
gary at genashor.com
Sat Feb 12 12:34:08 UTC 2011
Forgot... Here is the article that goes along with the script:
On 2/12/11 7:32 AM, Gary Gendel wrote:
> I have somewhat successfully brought up oi_148 on my v20z. I only had
> two issues that I didn't have the time to work out so I'm back on
> 1) I couldn't get apcupsd to work. I'm sure this is due to some change
> in libusb.
> 2) There was something sucking up cpu but not showing up in ps or
> prstat. I think it was a service in quick restart mode.
> I used the net installer from here:
> On 2/11/11 10:58 PM, Marion Hakanson wrote:
>> gary at genashor.com said:
>>> This sounds more like the CD is corrupt and the drive is having
>>> reading the disk.
>>> Two things to try... See if it installs on another machine and try an
>>> external usb drive. In the past I found that the external drive to
>>> be much
>>> more reliable than the internal drive on the v20z.
>> I tested the disk on another machine already -- the checksum matches
>> of the original ISO image. No external CD drive's handy.
>> Also, I was able to install Solaris 11 Express 2010-11 on this same
>> V20z (from internal CD drive), and I then used that installed OS to
>> read the OI-148 CD on the V20z's internal CD drive. This also passed
>> the checksum test, although the read-speed did get a little dodgy
>> (slower, intermittent pauses) out toward the end of the CD.
>> So, I burned another copy (different color label, that should help :-),
>> and this one read back fine on the V20z, without the speed slow-downs
>> at the end. However, this also fails to install, giving the same bit
>> of an ide-driver timeout warning message before hanging.
>> I don't think we can blame this on a corrupted CD. The fact that the
>> same V20z, when it's running Sol11x-2010-11 can read the OI-148 CD
>> smoothly and without errors, indicates that the problem is not with
>> the disk or with the drive.
>> Is there anyone else out there who has got OI-148 running on a V20z?
>> Installed it from internal CD drive? I'm intending to build this as
>> our first AI install server for the Solaris-11 variants.
>> This particular V20z has the most recent firmware available, and has
>> been running Solaris-10 since it was purchased new, so hardware problems
>> are unlikely.
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