Unable to boot from SAN disk Solaris 10 running on V490

Posted on 2007-10-09
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
hI ,

   I am unable to boot from the SAN DISK  .I was able to ufsdump the OS from the local drive to SAN disk.The server has two fiber cards with dual chanels.
                   Bus  Max
 IO  Port Bus       Freq Bus  Dev,
Type  ID  Side Slot MHz  Freq Func State Name                              Model
---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----- --------------------------------  ----------------------
PCI   8    A    0    66   66  1,0  ok    fibre-channel-pci10df,fd00.10df.+ LP11002-E
PCI   8    A    0    66   66  1,1  ok    fibre-channel-pci10df,fd00.10df.+ LP11002-E
PCI   8    A    1    66   66  2,0  ok    lpfc-pci10df,fd00/fp (fp)         LP11002-E
PCI   8    A    1    66   66  2,1  ok    lpfc-pci10df,fd00/fp (fp)         LP11002-E
            I need step by step info as to how can i b oot this machine from SAN disk.
thank you for your help.
Question by:kaka123
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    Do you have internal disks it boots off?

    What boot command are you using?

    Have you set device aliases at the OBP?  What does 'devaliases' display?
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    by:Hanno Schröder
    To boot from a disk with root installed on it, you will have to put the bootblock(s) onto it:
    # installboot /usr/platform/`uname -m`/lib/fs/ufs/bootblk /dev/rdsk/<disk-device>s0

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