Solaris 10 5/09 Release Notes

x86: Solaris Flash Archive Installation Fails on Releases Before the Solaris 10 10/08 Release (6735181)

If you are installing a Solaris Flash archive from a release before the Solaris 10 10/08 release, the archive fails to install. Starting with the Solaris 10 10/08 release, if the archive is from the Solaris 10 10/08 release or later, the archive can be installed. The following error message is displayed:

bootadm: biodev command failed for disk:
bootadm: 1s_bootdisk(): cannot determine BIOS disk ID "hd?" for disk:
bootamd: get_grubroot(): cannot get (hd?, ?,?) for menu. menu not on bootdisk:

Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds: