Failed to Install Solaris 10 on a New T4 Server which has Solaris 11 OS Pre-installed on Disk 0 (Doc ID 1961059.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer failed to install Solaris 10 on a new T4-2 server, with a Sun Storage 6Gb PCLe RAID HBA, which has Solaris 11 OS pre-installed on Disk 0.

Customer deleted the pre-installed volume on the single disk 0, created two logical drives using pcli before the OS installation, one is RAID 1 2-disk device for he OS, the other a RAID 5 4-disk device:

Raid 1---disks 0 and 1
Raid 5---disks 2 thru 5

Using the 'cli -LdPdInfo' command shows the two virtual disk the way it should - device 0 is RAID1 and 567GB, device 1 is RAID 5 and 1.65 TB.

  

Cause

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