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    Solaris 10 rebooting / resetting loop after recent patchset install

      I installed the latest patchset the other day and everything looked like it installed correctly, I received no errors. Afterwards and going to reboot, the system now is in a constant reboot loop.

      Rebooting with command: boot / pci@0,6000000/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/scsi@1/disk@0,0:a

      The / file system (dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0) is being checked
      Syncing file systems . . . Done
      rebooting . . .
      Restting . . .

      I can get the machine to boot into failsafe, and I have backed out the last two kernel patches, because my support tech told me too to see if that was the cause of the problem, however that didn't really do anything it's still in this reboot loop.

      If I try and get it too boot to single usermode, I get the same results of the constant reboots. Support really doesn't seem to know what else to do, so what I'm wondering is, if I boot to CD-Rom and do a reinstall of Solaris, will that keep all my data or will that format the drives? I'm wondering because we have a ton of data on it and I really don't want to lose it all.
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