[OpenIndiana-discuss] [illumos-Developer] Unable to boot OpenIndiana on my dell studio 1450
minikola at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 06:55:40 UTC 2011
I upgraded before from OpenSolaris snv_134 to OI_147 and it can boot and
working untill screen freezes, because of i915 snv_132+ X bug (i945 Dell
Latitude D620Nbook), so I mostly was spending time in snv_131 that is
last version that does not freeze X after some time.
After several trying to upgrade from oi_147 to oi_148, oi_148 will not
(have done oi_148 upgrade 3 times, always thinking it is something wrong
with upgrade etc.
Last I tried is to upgrade directly from snv_134 BE that I kept to
oi_148 and again, it won't boot.
How do I get oi_148a publisher, with IllumOS base, to try to upgrade
from oi_147 or snv_134?
Is it better to try to upgrade from 134b instead?
I have turned ON virtual consoles in OpenSolaris when they are
introduced and they were working untill I installed Openindiana I think.
Does virtual consoles work on oi_148 and might they be the trouble?
From where do I get system log from the BE that stopped booting?
(And from where to grab them after -v option is put on GRUB)
I got some interesting error messages from oi_148 upgraded from 134,
about some IDE device, I think.
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