Problems with "Cannot assemble drivers for root" and "vfs_mountroot: cannot mount root"

(Doc ID 1001769.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 12/02 HW and later
All Platforms


On booting, an error flashes on the screen and the system goes into a continuous panic and re-boot loop.

The error is similar to:


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