Solaris 9 12/03 Release Notes

SPARC: Upgrade Firmware on Sun Fire and Netra Servers Before Installation (4747307, 4799331)

To install the Solaris 9 12/03 software on specific Sun Fire and NetraTM servers, you must first update the firmware on the server. If you do not update the firmware before you install the Solaris 9 12/03 software, the server panics. This problem affects the following servers:

If this problem occurs, the following error message is displayed:

panic[cpu0]/thread=140a000: BAD TRAP: type=34 rp=147e9e0
       addr=5586ee326973add3 mmu_fsr=0

The ok prompt is displayed.

Workaround: Update the firmware by applying the appropriate firmware patch.

Firmware update patches are available by going to the SunsolveSM Web site at Be sure to download and apply the most current version of the patch.