Permissions on image directory may cause JumpStart installation to fail. (Doc ID 1005710.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version: 8.0 and later   [Release: 8.0 and later ]
All Platforms

Symptoms

After a JumpStart install of some systems, such as the Ultra 5, 10, and possibly others, the following error occurs during reboot:
Rebooting with commands: boot
Boot device: disk File and args:
SunOS Release 5.6 Version Generic_105181-05 [UNIX(R) System V Release 4.0]
Copyright (c) 1983-1997, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Cannot load drivers for /pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/disk@0,0:a
Can't load the root filesystem
Type 'go' to resume
ok

Booting the system from the net to single user mode is successful and the finish.log is examined with the following messages noted (these messages may differ depending on the hardware and OS version involved):

Checking installed patches...
One or more patch packages included in
105570-01 are not installed on this system.
Patchadd is terminating.
Checking installed patches...
Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...
Installing patch packages...
This appears to be an attempt to install the same architecture and
version of a package which is already installed. This installation
will attempt to overwrite this package.
/cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/105633-05/SUNWxwcft/install/checkinstall: /cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/105633-05/SUNWxwcft/install/checkinstall: cannot open
pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully
Dryrun complete.
No changes were made to the system.
Patch 105633-05 failed to install due to a failure in pkgadd.
See /a/var/sadm/patch/105633-05/log for details
Checking installed patches...
Executing prepatch script...
Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...
Installing patch packages...
This appears to be an attempt to install the same architecture and
version of a package which is already installed. This installation
will attempt to overwrite this package.
/cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/105654-03/SUNWcsr/install/checkinstall: /cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/105654-03/SUNWcsr/install/checkinstall: cannot open
pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully
Dryrun complete.
No changes were made to the system.
Patch 105654-03 failed to install due to a failure in pkgadd.
See /a/var/sadm/patch/105654-03/log for details
Checking installed patches...
Executing prepatch script...
Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...
Installing patch packages...
This appears to be an attempt to install the same architecture and
version of a package which is already installed. This installation
will attempt to overwrite this package.
/cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/105924-03/SUNWcsr/install/checkinstall: /cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/105924-03/SUNWcsr/install/checkinstall: cannot open
pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully
Dryrun complete.
No changes were made to the system.
Patch 105924-03 failed to install due to a failure in pkgadd.
See /a/var/sadm/patch/105924-03/log for details
Checking installed patches...
Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...
Installing patch packages...
This appears to be an attempt to install the same architecture and
version of a package which is already installed. This installation
will attempt to overwrite this package.
/cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/106040-03/SUNWxim.l10n/install/checkinstall: /cdrom/Solaris_2.6/Patches/106040-03/SUNWxim.l10n/install/checkinstall: cannot open
pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully
Dryrun complete.
No changes were made to the system.
Patch 106040-03 failed to install due to a failure in pkgadd.
See /a/var/sadm/patch/106040-03/log for details
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:a'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:b'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:c'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:d'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:e'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:f'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:g'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:h'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:a,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:b,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:c,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:d,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:e,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:f,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:g,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/dad@0,0:h,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:a'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:b'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:c'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:d'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:e'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:f'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:g'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:h'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:a,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:b,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:c,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:d,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:e,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:f,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:g,raw'
drvconfig: can't create node 'devices/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/ide@3/atapicd@2,0:h,raw'

Cause

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