Ticket #3026 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

Solaris 10u6 does not recognize SATA

Reported by: afberendsen Owned by:
Priority: major Component: virtual disk
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Solaris
Host type: Linux


Host configuration:

  • Linux 2.6.28 #1 SMP Thu Jan 8 16:50:45 NZDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
  • Two AMD Opteron 248 @ 2.2GHz
  • RAM 4GB
  • VBox details:
    $ VBoxManage  list systemproperties
    VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 2.1.0
    (C) 2005-2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    All rights reserved.
    Minimum guest RAM size:      4 Megabytes
    Maximum guest RAM size:      3584 Megabytes
    Maximum video RAM size:      128 Megabytes
    Maximum VDI size:            2097151 Megabytes
    Default hard disk folder:    /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/HardDisks
    Default machine folder:      /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/Machines
    VRDP authentication library: VRDPAuth
    Webservice auth. library:    VRDPAuth
    Hardware virt. extensions:   no
    Log history count:           3


  • SunOS aksvdfs1 5.10 Generic_138889-02 i86pc i386 i86pc
    $ VBoxManage  showvminfo aksvdfs1
    VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 2.1.0
    (C) 2005-2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    All rights reserved.
    Name:            aksvdfs1
    Guest OS:        Solaris
    UUID:            cc0c9929-3e82-4470-8a29-e69ea8b46cea
    Config file:     /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/Machines/aksvdfs1/aksvdfs1.xml
    Memory size:     512MB
    VRAM size:       8MB
    Boot menu mode:  message and menu
    ACPI:            on
    IOAPIC:          on
    PAE:             on
    Time offset:     0 ms
    Hardw. virt.ext: off
    Nested Paging:   off
    VT-x VPID:       off
    State:           running (since 2009-01-12T23:37:02.439000000)
    Monitor count:   1
    3D Acceleration:       off
    Floppy:          empty
    SATA:            enabled
    SATA 0:          /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/aksvdfs1_mirror_ctrl.vdi (UUID: 0ca31fce-b3e1-4980-83e2-a958a918a5e9)
    IDE Controller:  PIIX4
    Primary master:  /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/aksvdfs1_boot.vdi (UUID: eb16db72-ae6d-42d1-ab8e-9fd251ffdd66)
    Primary slave:   /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/aksvdfs1_zf1.vdi (UUID: 2f591b1e-9c91-4937-b908-7926d6b5a533)
    Secondary slave: /home/vboxmanager/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/aksvdfs1_zf2.vdi (UUID: d441aa0f-a5d4-48a7-b1ba-48fef4a05565)
    DVD:             empty
    NIC 1:           MAC: 0800278748A4, Attachment: Internal Network 'bnzaknet', Cable connected: on, Trace: off (file: none), Type: Am79C973, Reported speed: 0 Mbps
    NIC 2:           disabled
    NIC 3:           disabled
    NIC 4:           disabled
    NIC 5:           disabled
    NIC 6:           disabled
    NIC 7:           disabled
    NIC 8:           disabled
    UART 1:          disabled
    UART 2:          disabled
    Audio:           disabled (Driver: Unknown, Controller: Unknown)
    Clipboard Mode:  Bidirectional
    Video mode:      1024x596x32
    VRDP:            disabled
    USB:             disabled
    USB Device Filters:
    Available remote USB devices:
    Currently Attached USB Devices:
    Shared folders:  <none>
    [!] FAILED calling remoteDisplayInfo->GetActive (&Active) at line 1511!
    [!] Primary RC  = E_ACCESSDENIED (0x80070005) - Access denied
    [!] Full error info present: true , basic error info present: true 
    [!] Result Code = E_ACCESSDENIED (0x80070005) - Access denied
    [!] Text        = The object is not ready
    [!] Component   = RemoteDisplayInfo, Interface: IRemoteDisplayInfo, {550104cd-2dfd-4a6c-857d-f6f8e088e62c}
    [!] Callee      = IRemoteDisplayInfo, {550104cd-2dfd-4a6c-857d-f6f8e088e62c}


  • Guest can't recognize SATA virtual disks
  • prtdiag only identifies the BIOS. Any other piece of hardware is not identified
    # prtdiag -v
    System Configuration: innotek GmbH VirtualBox
    BIOS Configuration: innotek GmbH VirtualBox 12/01/2006
    ==== Processor Sockets ====================================
    Version                          Location Tag
    -------------------------------- --------------------------
    ==== Memory Device Sockets ================================
    Type    Status Set Device Locator      Bank Locator
    ------- ------ --- ------------------- --------------------
    ==== On-Board Devices =====================================
    ==== Upgradeable Slots ====================================
    ID  Status    Type             Description
    --- --------- ---------------- ----------------------------
  • prtconf recognise the hardware
    # prtconf
    System Configuration:  Sun Microsystems  i86pc
    Memory size: 512 Megabytes
    System Peripherals (Software Nodes):
        scsi_vhci, instance #0
        isa, instance #0
            i8042, instance #0
                keyboard, instance #0
                mouse, instance #0
            fdc, instance #0
                fd, instance #0
            lp, instance #0 (driver not attached)
        pci, instance #0
            pci8086,1237 (driver not attached)
            pci8086,7000 (driver not attached)
            pci-ide, instance #0
                ide, instance #0
                    cmdk, instance #0
                    cmdk, instance #1
                ide, instance #1
                    sd, instance #0
                    cmdk, instance #2
            display, instance #0
            pci1022,2000, instance #0
            pci80ee,cafe, instance #0
            pci8086,7113 (driver not attached)
            pci8086,2829, instance #0
        iscsi, instance #0
        pseudo, instance #0
        options, instance #0
        agpgart, instance #0 (driver not attached)
        objmgr, instance #0
        xsvc, instance #0
        acpi (driver not attached)
        used-resources (driver not attached)
        cpus, instance #0
            cpu (driver not attached)

Change History

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by afberendsen

Problem fixed. Set of commands was necessary from Solaris to recognize the new SATA disks.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by sandervl73

Could you elaborate?

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by afberendsen

devfsadm -c disk drvconfig disks echo|format

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by afberendsen

devfsadm -c disk

and voila

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
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