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Old 09-19-2007, 12:44 PM   #1
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Hi ALL,

I have just upgraded Solaris 9 to 10 6/06 and get the error;

"The file just loaded does not appear to be executable."

Before the upgrade the system was fully operational,

I have a Ultra 2, 2 x 300mhz CPUs, OBP 3.25 - 64bit ready! and 768MB of Memory.

I have already tried;

boot cdrom -s [boots the CD-ROM to SINGLE USER MODE]

# cd /
# fsck /dev/rdsk/cxtxdxs0
# mount /dev/dsk/cxtxdxs0 /a

# cp /platform/`uname -i`/ufsboot /a/platform/`uname -i`/ufsboot
# cd /
# umount /a


/usr/sbin/installboot /usr/platform/`uname -i`/lib/fs/ufs/bootblk /dev/rdsk/cxtxdxs0 (This being my boot disk)

Still no joy... Is there a hardware limitation on Solaris 10 running on a Ultra 2?

Any helpful pointers welcome.

Thanks

jnike
 
Old 09-19-2007, 12:58 PM   #2
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Here is typed that Ultra2 is supported
http://docs.sun.com/source/817-6337/....html#BEJFCAEE

Check this link here is this same problem:
http://forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa?threadID=5096474
 
Old 09-19-2007, 01:10 PM   #3
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Solaris Upgrade

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Here is typed that Ultra2 is supported
http://docs.sun.com/source/817-6337/....html#BEJFCAEE

Check this link here is this same problem:
http://forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa?threadID=5096474
Hi czezz,

It seems there is no hardware issue here! However I do find it strange that Solaris 9 was bootable from the same boot disk in question, until the Solaris 10 upgrade?

Still unsure why the system will not boot, the disk layout was not changed, this was a solaris upgrade.....?

Any further ideas?

Jnike
 
Old 09-19-2007, 02:34 PM   #4
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Still more questions on Solaris upgrade?

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Hi czezz,

It seems there is no hardware issue here! However I do find it strange that Solaris 9 was bootable from the same boot disk in question, until the Solaris 10 upgrade?

Still unsure why the system will not boot, the disk layout was not changed, this was a solaris upgrade.....?

Any further ideas?

Jnike
Hi All,

I have justed started a re-install using Solaris 9 on the same hardware & on the same bootdisk, with the same disk layout and would you belive it the system is once again bootable......

Any ideas??

Jnike
 
Old 09-20-2007, 08:55 AM   #5
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Bad install media?
 
Old 09-20-2007, 10:02 AM   #6
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The media has been used on another system, and was fine....!!
 
Old 09-20-2007, 10:41 AM   #7
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The error message makes me think that the particular file was not marked as executable in the permission string.
Code:
chmod u+x <file name>
Or maybe the slice needs fsck to be run before and maybe after the upgrade.

Always make a backup before performing an upgrade. That way you don't have to reinstall the old system if the upgraded system doesn't work. You just restore from backup.

Last edited by stress_junkie; 09-20-2007 at 10:44 AM.
 
Old 09-21-2007, 08:51 AM   #8
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Hi stress_junkie,

Many thanks for you input, I shall try a vanilla install of solaris 10 on the same hardware. In future I shall commit system to a full backup.

Thanks

Jnike
 
  


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