System with multiple operating systems does not boot UnixWare
If you installed UnixWare on a machine with another
resident operating system, you may not be able to boot UnixWare.
This is because you did not overwrite your old
boot sector and it is incompatible with UnixWare.
If you previously created emergency recovery boot media, reboot the
system using the emergency recovery boot media, and attempt to
correct the problem.
For details, see
``Recovering an unusable system''.
Otherwise, do the following:
Reboot the system using the emergency recovery boot media
(diskettes or CD).
Respond to the prompts as if you are performing a
normal installation until all the hardware drivers
are installed and you reach the prompt for the system
Press <Alt>Sh. The installation halts and the boot screen
appears, followed by a special UnixWare prompt:
Enter this command:
If the message:
ERROR: Default device (/dev/rdsk/c0b0t0d0s0) cannot be opened
is displayed, then you need to enter:
where the device-name is determined as follows:
Select option 0 to overwrite the boot code.
Select option 4 to update the disk configuration and
exit the fdisk utility.
Reset or power cycle your computer and reboot.
System panics during reboot
System hangs during reboot
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004