[rescue] Stupid Solaris Net Install Problem
kurt at csh.rit.edu
Thu Jun 26 00:31:39 CDT 2003
On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, N. Miller wrote:
> Gotcha--very similar mechanisms, but without the profiling.
> I haven't done net installs without jumpstart, so my only
> other suggestion:
> Have you done a snoop on the box with the network image
> to see what the 'installee' is asking for when it drops
> to the OK prompt?
> It may be that it's not getting the image mounted--permissions
I haven't done a snoop yet, but I did "boot net -v" and I can
SEE the steps it is going through. It mounts the NFS mount
fine, it starts loading the initial kernel (not the bootloader,
but the real kernel) and I assume starts to run it and then
gives the "Divide by Zero" and drops to the "ok" prompt.
> Can you boot off of a CD on the installee and then mount the
> NFS (kind of obviates the need for the net install though).
Don't know how I'd get solaris to install from NFS rather
than the CD at that point...
More information about the rescue