[rescue] Install Solaris 10 without CD-ROM, and without another Solaris box. Possible?

Micah R Ledbetter vlack-lists at vlack.com
Thu Apr 6 21:04:59 CDT 2006

On Apr 6, 2006, at 20:49, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> While the docs do rely on a lot of Sun-specific things, many of  
> them can
> be worked around.  I did most of these by hand while trying to  
> jumpstart
> install Solaris 10 on a U2 from a U5 running OpenBSD 3.6.  I was  
> able to
> make it ALMOST work, right up to the point that the machine tried to
> mount its root filesystem from the jumpstart server, but I always  
> got a
> kernel panic at that point and never managed to determine the exact  
> cause.

This is not encouraging...

But from what I gather after snooping around a bit, that  
"add_install_client" *is* a script, so maybe when I get back into  
work I can take a peek in there and it will tell me what I need to  
install on my Mac OS X boot server.

  - Micah

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