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Verify Disk is Present When Booting From Alternate Media (Doc ID 1005531.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Fire V440 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V445 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V480 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V490 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire V880 Server - Version All Versions and later
All Platforms

Goal

This document will help determine the status of a suspect disk, and verify if good OS Disk(s) are available for boot.

The disk might be suspected to be defective, in need of file system check (fsck), and the system may be unable to boot if the disk involved is the boot device. Utilize this method to validate the disk's status when you are able to boot off an alternate device.

 

Solution

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