[rescue] Making Solaris 10 boot after the boot device haschanged

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Tue Dec 26 14:36:57 CST 2006

On Tue, 26 Dec 2006, velociraptor wrote:

> I ended up booting from the media, mounting the root slice under /a,
> then used either cp or cpio to copy everything from /dev* to the root
> disk.  I'm pretty sure I used find with cpio since cp is does weird
> stuff with hard links and is finicky about soft links if you don't get
> the flags right.  E.g. find {some expression} | cpio -pdumv
> {destination}

I've also done this, but used a chrooted devfsadm, IIRC.

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