Boot Failure "Cannot assemble drivers for root" (Doc ID 1006737.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

System fails to boot with the following error messages:

Rebooting with command: boot
Boot device: /pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@w21000014c33be9d9,0:a
File and args:
SunOS Release 5.10 Version Generic_118822-27 64-bit
Copyright 1983-2005 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.
Cannot assemble drivers for root
/pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@w21000014c33be9d9,0:a
Cannot mount root on
/pci@9,600000/SUNW,qlc@2/fp@0,0/disk@w21000014c33be9d9,0:a fstype ufs
panic[cpu2]/thread=180e000: vfs_mountroot: cannot mount root

Cause

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