SUMMARY: Ultra1 boot problem
simon.king at mouchelparkman.com
Sat Nov 1 09:38:48 EST 2003
I have a Sun Ultra 1 which I cannot boot. After power up the post
information is displayed as follows:
Sun Ultra 1 SBus (UltraSPARC 167MHz), No Keyboard
OpenBoot 3.5, 128 MB memory installed, Serial #8828534.
Ethernet address 8:0:20:86:b6:76, Host ID: 8086b676.
and the memory initialised and then nothing.
If I go into OpenBoot and run OK boot cdrom to boot off a Solaris
install CD the same happens.
There are no errors regarding boot failures.
I'm sure I just missing something obvious, does anyone have ideas
what it is?
David Glass suggested that I check the memory so I removed two of the
memory sticks and then the Ultra1 booted. Re-seated the removed memory
and the Ultra1 now booted correctly with the full amount of memory.
I am presuming that one or the memory sticks became dislodged in
transit and then as the memory was initialised it did not complete this
process and the unit locked up.
David - thanks for the suggestion.
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