Summary: Sunfire V120 ok prompt commands

From: Andy Ford <>
Date: Fri Feb 27 2004 - 10:50:42 EST
Thanks for the response everyone.

I managed to boot into -s and run the format command. It immediately
realised I had no label and asked if I would like to fix it.
I fixed it and then did a boot net -install.

I now get the message ..

krtld: load_exec: fail to expand cpu/$CPU

According to Sun at ...
'This error message typically means that the kernel does not recognise
the hardware that you are attempting to boot. 

It appears that you have newer hardware, but are trying to boot an older
version of the operating environment. Are you using the latest Solaris 8
2/02 version? If not, you must use a revision of the operating
environment that supports your hardware.'

Has anyone seen this before. The SCSI HDDs have been bought as a batch
and we have successfully upgraded other servers with these disks in the



On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 04:03, Andy Ford wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have two unformatted disks in a Sunfire V120 that I need to format
> before I can jumpstart it.
> Can this be done from the LOM port and the 'ok' prompt? 
> If not, how do I approach the issue?
> Thanks
> Andy

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