If your system has a Toshiba SD-M1401 DVD-ROM drive with firmware revision 1007, the system cannot boot from the Solaris 8 2/04 DVD.
Workaround: Apply patch 111649 to update the Toshiba SD-M1401 DVD-ROM drive's firmware. Patch 111649 is included on the Solaris 8 Supplement CD in the following directory.
See the README file in this directory for instructions on installing the patch. Be sure to read and follow all the cautions and warnings in this README file before you install the patch.