Solaris 11 Can Not Boot 'NOTICE: One or more I/O devices have been retired' (Doc ID 1571589.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 11 can not boot and displays this error:

Boot device: mirrorhard  File and args:

SunOS Release 5.11 Version 11.1 64-bit
Copyright (c) 1983, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
NOTICE: One or more I/O devices have been retired
NOTICE: Can not read the pool label from '/pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@e/scsi@0/disk@w349a0f5014726bd2,0:a'

NOTICE: spa_import_rootpool: error 5
Cannot mount root on mirrorhard fstype zfs


panic[cpu0]/thread=10012000: vfs_mountroot: cannot mount root

Warning - stack not written to the dumpbuf
000000001000fa00 genunix:main+1a0 (1, 100dc9a8, 12d9800, 124a4c4, 0, 0)
%l0-3: 0000000000000000 0000000000000000 00000000100dc800 0000000000000000
%l4-7: 0000000010012000 0000000000000000 000000001038f840 000000000104c000

skipping system dump - no dump device configured

 

Changes

 The system can not boot because the path to root disk has been disabled.

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms