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Cannot mount root

Cannot mount root

Cannot mount root

Hallo All,

A server was the subject of an unexpected power loss, and now seems to be stuck in an endless reboot sequence. This is what I get (connected via serial / hyper terminal):

Probing system devices
Probing memory
Probing I/O buses

Sun Fire V240, No Keyboard
Copyright 1998-2004 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.16.2, 1536 MB memory installed, Serial #50584469.
Ethernet address 0:3:ba:3:db:95, Host ID: 8303db95.

Rebooting with command: boot
Boot device: disk0:a  File and args:
SunOS Release 5.9 Version Generic_117171-07 64-bit
Copyright 1983-2003 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.

Cannot mount root on /pseudo/md@0:0,10,blk fstype ufs

panic[cpu0]/thread=140a000: vfs_mountroot: cannot mount root

0000000001409970 genunix:vfs_mountroot+70 (0, 0, 0, 200, 1457ee0, 0)

  %l0-3: 000000000144b800 000000000144b800 0000000000002000 00000000014954a8
  %l4-7: 000000000149b000 0000000001411e28 000000000144c000 000000000144f400
0000000001409a20 genunix:main+90 (1409ba0, f005bc0c, 1409ec0, 394648, 2000, 438)

  %l0-3: 0000000000000001 000000000140a000 0000000001412f98 0000000000000000
  %l4-7: 0000000078002000 0000000000396000 00000000014a38b0 00000000010664f8

skipping system dump - no dump device configured
Probing system devices

Any idea what I can do to troubleshoot this thing?

RE: Cannot mount root

Boot into single-user from the installation CD/DVD and see if you can mount it manually and/or perform an fsck on the device in question.


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