Summary: Sun Blade 1000 + 8 Recommended

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Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 14:07:15 EDT
Here is my VERY VERY late summary to the problem. I apologize for the

I had the luxury of being able to reinstall the machine and ended up doing
that and then applied the patches that i need one by one and then updated
the firmware(which was the reason, i started applying the patches in the
first place).

Good thing Sun calls them "recommended" patches.

If you have a Sun Blade 1000, DO NOT INSTALL the Solaris 8 recommended

You will end up with a System that cannot boot.
I had 2-3 people email me about the problem and so i decided to send this
email in.

joe.fletcher asked me to try and

I'd look at backing out 108984 and/or 111097 which are
relevant to the qlc drivers.


Here is my original post

Dear Managers,

I just installed the Solaris 8 recommended patches from
on my until then working Sun Blade 1000.

After install, i rebooted the machine, and i get this error.

Boot device: /pci@8,600000/SUNW,qlc@4/fp@0,0/disk@1,0  File and args:
SunOS Release 5.8 Version Generic_108528-22 64-bit
Copyright 1983-2003 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
WARNING: fctl: FCA qlc version mismatch please upgrade qlc
Cannot assemble drivers for root
Cannot mount root on
/pci@8,600000/SUNW,qlc@4/fp@0,0/disk@w2100002037e3cce3,0:a fstype ufs

panic[cpu0]/thread=10408000: vfs_mountroot: cannot mount root

0000000010407970 genunix:vfs_mountroot+70 (10436000, 0, 0, 10439008, 10,
  %l0-3: 0000000010436000 0000000010439978 000000003e000000
  %l4-7: 0000000000000000 0000000010413888 00000000000bc8b5
0000000010407a20 genunix:main+8c (104101e0, 2000, 10407ec0, 10408030,
  %l0-3: 0000000000000001 0000000000000001 0000000000000015
  %l4-7: 0000000010429200 00000000104733c0 00000000000d4b08

How can i upgrade the qlc ? Google searches didnt yield a whole lot of
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