"ERROR: Can't open boot device" booting CDROM or disk with Sun[TM] Dual FastEthernet / Dual SCSI PCI Card (Doc ID 1006156.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Fire 6800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire V1280 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 3800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 4800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 4810 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

A system is unable to boot CDROM or disk after configuring the boot alias of the DVD-Rom or disks of a D240 like a regular CDROM or disk connected to a SCSI(Small Computer System Interface) card.

The probe-scsi-all command shows the DVD-ROM at /ssm@0,0/pci@1d,700000/pci@1/scsi@2,1 at target 6, LUN 0, and shows the disks at /ssm@0,0/pci@1d,700000/pci@1/scsi@2,1 at targets 0 and 1.

Cause

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