Running into boot problems on Sun Sol. 2.6 machine - Veritas Volume Manager

This is a discussion on Running into boot problems on Sun Sol. 2.6 machine - Veritas Volume Manager ; Hi! after changing system-file (increasing pty) and reboot we get into following problems!!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snip~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sun Enterprise 450 (2 X UltraSPARC-II 400MHz), No Keyboard OpenBoot 3.16, 1024 MB memory installed, Serial #15744788. Ethernet address 8:0:20:f0:3f:14, Host ID: 80f03f14. Rebooting with command: ...

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Running into boot problems on Sun Sol. 2.6 machine

  1. Running into boot problems on Sun Sol. 2.6 machine


    Hi!
    after changing system-file (increasing pty) and reboot we get into following
    problems!!!
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snip~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Sun Enterprise 450 (2 X UltraSPARC-II 400MHz), No Keyboard
    OpenBoot 3.16, 1024 MB memory installed, Serial #15744788.
    Ethernet address 8:0:20:f0:3f:14, Host ID: 80f03f14.
    Rebooting with command: boot disk0
    Boot device: /pci@1f,4000/scsi@3/disk@0,0 File and args:
    SunOS Release 5.6 Version Generic_105181-23 [UNIX(R) System V Release 4.0]
    Copyright (c) 1983-1997, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    WARNING: forceload of drv/atf failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/scsi failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/atf failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/pln failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/ses failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/scsi failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/ssd failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/sf failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/soc failed
    WARNING: forceload of drv/socal failed
    INITSH: /sbin/rcS: cannot execute
    INIT: Cannot create /var/adm/utmp or /var/adm/utmpx
    INIT: failed write of utmpx entry:" "
    INIT: failed write of utmpx entry:" "
    INIT: SINGLE USER MODE
    Type Ctrl-d to proceed with normal startup,
    (or give root password for system maintenance):
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snap~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    sorry, but we have no one who have experiences with VOLUME MANAGER! What
    is wrong?
    vfstab:
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snip~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    #device device mount FS fsck mount mount
    #to mount to fsck point type pass at boot options
    #
    #/dev/dsk/c1d0s2 /dev/rdsk/c1d0s2 /usr ufs 1 yes -
    fd - /dev/fd fd - no -
    /proc - /proc proc - no -
    /dev/vx/dsk/swapvol - - swap - no -
    /dev/vx/dsk/swapvol2 - - swap - no -
    /dev/vx/dsk/rootvol /dev/vx/rdsk/rootvol / ufs 1 no
    -
    /dev/vx/dsk/var /dev/vx/rdsk/var /var ufs 1 no -
    swap - /tmp tmpfs - yes -
    /dev/vx/dsk/rootdg/rootdisk5vol /dev/vx/rdsk/rootdg/rootdisk5vol /opt
    vxfs 1 yes -
    #NOTE: volume rootvol (/) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s0
    #NOTE: volume swapvol (swap) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s1
    #NOTE: volume var (/var) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s4
    #NOTE: volume swapvol2 (swap) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s6
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snap~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Thanks in advance!!!

    Juergen Kleih


  2. Re: Running into boot problems on Sun Sol. 2.6 machine


    Juergen,

    I'm no VM guru, but I think you need to have the /var file-
    system mount at boot (your vfstab says not to mount it at
    boot). Boot into single user, edit vfstab to say 'yes' to
    mount at boot and give it a try. Hope this helps!

    ALex





    "Juergen Kleih" wrote:
    >
    >Hi!
    >after changing system-file (increasing pty) and reboot we get into following
    >problems!!!
    >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snip~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >Sun Enterprise 450 (2 X UltraSPARC-II 400MHz), No Keyboard
    >OpenBoot 3.16, 1024 MB memory installed, Serial #15744788.
    >Ethernet address 8:0:20:f0:3f:14, Host ID: 80f03f14.
    >Rebooting with command: boot disk0
    >Boot device: /pci@1f,4000/scsi@3/disk@0,0 File and args:
    >SunOS Release 5.6 Version Generic_105181-23 [UNIX(R) System V Release 4.0]
    >Copyright (c) 1983-1997, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/atf failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/scsi failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/atf failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/pln failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/ses failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/scsi failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/ssd failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/sf failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/soc failed
    >WARNING: forceload of drv/socal failed
    >INITSH: /sbin/rcS: cannot execute
    >INIT: Cannot create /var/adm/utmp or /var/adm/utmpx
    >INIT: failed write of utmpx entry:" "
    >INIT: failed write of utmpx entry:" "
    >INIT: SINGLE USER MODE
    >Type Ctrl-d to proceed with normal startup,
    >(or give root password for system maintenance):
    >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snap~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >sorry, but we have no one who have experiences with VOLUME MANAGER! What
    >is wrong?
    >vfstab:
    >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snip~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >#device device mount FS fsck mount

    mount
    >#to mount to fsck point type pass at boot

    options
    >#
    >#/dev/dsk/c1d0s2 /dev/rdsk/c1d0s2 /usr ufs 1 yes

    -
    >fd - /dev/fd fd - no -
    >/proc - /proc proc - no -
    >/dev/vx/dsk/swapvol - - swap - no -
    >/dev/vx/dsk/swapvol2 - - swap - no -
    >/dev/vx/dsk/rootvol /dev/vx/rdsk/rootvol / ufs 1

    no
    > -
    >/dev/vx/dsk/var /dev/vx/rdsk/var /var ufs 1 no

    -
    >swap - /tmp tmpfs - yes -
    >/dev/vx/dsk/rootdg/rootdisk5vol /dev/vx/rdsk/rootdg/rootdisk5vol /opt
    > vxfs 1 yes -
    >#NOTE: volume rootvol (/) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s0
    >#NOTE: volume swapvol (swap) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s1
    >#NOTE: volume var (/var) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s4
    >#NOTE: volume swapvol2 (swap) encapsulated partition c0t0d0s6
    >~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~snap~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    >Thanks in advance!!!
    >
    >Juergen Kleih
    >



+ Reply to Thread