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Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

Hello,

 

It is my first time installing the Simulate ONTAP.  I was able to get the virtual box running but when ONTAP booting up, it keep panic with below error.

Any help will be much appreciated. 

 

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Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

Reboot it and stop at the VLOADER prompt.  Then run lsdev and make sure the disk layout matches this output:

VLOADER> lsdev
cd devices:
disk devices:
    disk0:   BIOS drive A:
    disk1:   BIOS drive C:
      disk1s2: FAT-16
    disk2:   BIOS drive D:
      disk2s1: FFS  bad disklabel
      disk2s2: FFS  bad disklabel
    disk3:   BIOS drive E:
      disk3s1: FFS  bad disklabel
      disk3s2: FFS  bad disklabel
    disk4:   BIOS drive F:
      disk4s1: FFS  bad disklabel
pxe devices:
VLOADER> 

 

Specifically, you want to verify the FAT-16 volume is detected as disk1s2.

 

 

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Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

make sure your virtual machine includes a "floppy" controller with a single "empty" drive

 

You can visit below URL to see all steps followed while setting up a 8.3 simulator in VirtualBox

NetApp 8.3 Simulator in VirtualBox

Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

vsim-lsdev.jpg

 

I see FAT-16 is there.  Is there anything else I should check to make it work?

 

 

Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

I followed that instruction to the letter but I still get the same error.

Here is my configuration.

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Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

ah, 5gb ram may be the problem.  While that works on vmware, it doesn't on vbox.  Either bump it to 6 or drop it to 3.

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Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

I tried both 3GB and it did not work so I tried 6GB and still not working.

Here some more error before the mounting.  I checked out the log on Vbox and it reported LUN#0 disk write error.

Have you see that before?

 

:00:03.747172 VMMDev: Guest Log: BIOS: Boot : bseqnr=1, bootseq=0002

00:00:03.747592 VMMDev: Guest Log: BIOS: Booting from Hard Disk...

00:00:06.728910 VMMDev: Guest Log: BIOS: int13_diskette_function: unsupported AH=41

00:00:22.366597 PIT: mode=2 count=0x2e9c (11932) - 99.99 Hz (ch=0)

00:00:24.216578 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#0: RESET, DevSel=0 AIOIf=0 CmdIf0=0xc4 (-1 usec ago) CmdIf1=0xec (-1 usec ago)

00:00:24.226660 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#0: finished processing RESET

00:00:24.327024 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#1: RESET, DevSel=0 AIOIf=1 CmdIf0=0xec (-1 usec ago) CmdIf1=0xec (-1 usec ago)

00:00:24.337089 PIIX3 ATA: Ctl#1: finished processing RESET

00:00:26.885535 PIT: mode=2 count=0x10000 (65536) - 18.20 Hz (ch=0)

00:00:26.956961 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#0: disk write error (rc=VERR_INVALID_PARAMETER iSector=0x103e1 cSectors=0x8)

00:00:26.960788 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#0: disk write error (rc=VERR_INVALID_PARAMETER iSector=0x103e1 cSectors=0x8)

00:00:26.962993 PIIX3 ATA: LUN#0: disk write error (rc=VERR_INVALID_PARAMETER iSector=0x103e1 cSectors=0x8)

 

 

 

 

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Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

So a few questions:

What is the host OS?

What version of virtual box?

Which method did you use to create the VM?

 

In my case, its OSX, vbox 5.0.16 r105871, and I use the ovf import method.

 

On mine, the IDE controllers are type PIIX4.  From your log output yours are type PIIX3. That may or may not be relevant.  The logs imply a problem writing to the virtual disk.

 

 

 

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Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

My host is OS X El Capitan

Virtual Box is version 5.0.14 r105127

I just created the new virtual server with option you have on your output.

For the drives, I uncompressed with gunzip and point the storage to it.

I alos tried to import but I got "NS_ERROR_CALL FAILED" when it try to mount the disk1.

 

Thank you Sean for helping me with it.

Re: Simulate ONTAP 8.3.1 with mounting /cfcard and panic

Try using the ovf import method.  I posted a sample ovf file in this thread. Over here. The 832 version shoould work for 831.  If not post back and I'll paste in the one from my 831 ovf.

 

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