Solaris Tips : Check current active boot device, when used in volume manager (SDS / SVM / VxVM)


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  1. Yogesh Raheja says:

    HI Ram, Very useful information about x-86. /sbin/biosdev cleared my doubt to determine No. 80.

  2. chetantare says:


    the server went to HUNG state due “fork error” so i reset the server from rsc promt.
    on server at OK promt i fire “sync” commands to generate crash dump but it will give following error,

    Ok> sync
    No callback routine has been installed

    Please help me……

    • vishu says:

      No call routine has been installed means Operating system is down. You can only get crashdump generated through SYNC when OS is instance is up, You should check the output of “showplatform” before you invoke sync at OBP

  3. putrafatih says:

    after replace the disk,
    bootpath in eeprom and prtconf not same,
    please help
    bash-3.2# eeprom|grep bootpath
    bootpath=/pci@0,0/pci8086,340a@3/pci1000,3050@0/iport@ff/disk@w5000cca0258e9cad,0:a ==> new disk
    bash-3.2# prtconf -v|sed -n ‘/bootpath/{;p;n;p;}’
    name=’bootpath’ type=string items=1
    value=’/pci@0,0/pci8086,340a@3/pci1000,3050@0/iport@ff/disk@w5000c500430d1ddd,0:a’ ==> old disk

  1. September 16, 2015

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