Unable to ping or telnet to system, its just boots up to "ok" prompt

Experts,

  I have a SUN Ultra 5/10 system that i'm unable to ping or telnet to. I do a reset-all on the system and it just comes backup at the OK prompt. I don't have experience with SUN and i'm just trying to get it back up online. Any helps to get this system backup will be great.

thanks.
frankbustosAsked:
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omarfaridConnect With a Mentor Commented:
It seams that the power interruption caused some problem. You may need to do physical inspection oof the system by a qualified person.
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omarfaridCommented:
what happen if you run from ok prompt the following command

boot

run

printenv

and look for the value of auto-boot

try to set it to true with

setenv auto-boot? true
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
omarfarid,

  When i enter boot shis is what i get in return:
 boot device: net File and args:
timout waiting for ARP/RARP packet
timout waiting for ARP/RARP packet
timout waiting for ARP/RARP packet

auto-boo? is set to TRUE
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omarfaridCommented:
It seams that your system is set to boot from network

run

boot disk

and see if it boots
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omarfaridCommented:
when you run the printenv command from ok prompt what is the value for boot-device or boot-from
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
Disk net is the boot-device and when I do boot disk i get the following:
can't open boot device
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omarfaridCommented:
It seams that your disk is not working? have you encountered any problem like system crashed or power interrupt?

can you check if the system see the disk(s)?
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
Yes, there was a power outage. How can i check if the system sees the disk?
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omarfaridCommented:
run

show-devs
devalias
probe-ide

OR

probe-scsi
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
probe-ide results....

Device 0 ( Primary Master)
       not present
Device 1 (primary slave)
      not present
Device 2 (Secondary Master)
     Removable ATAPI Model- CRD-8332B
Device 3 ( secondary slave)
     not present..
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jgiordanoCommented:
It is not reading any ide disks; did this box ever boot? If your not sure, Can you open up the box? If it has your disk might have died. If it is an original ultra 5/10. It is pretty old.

Do you have a solaris cd?

you could do a ok> boot cdrom

it will boot into a mini solaris and you can run some diagnostics on the disk.
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frankbustosAuthor Commented:
I had the system inspected by a SUN Admin and found bad HDD, it was replaced and new OS installed and data restored from backups.
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jgiordanoCommented:
So what happened? I am curious.
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