[rescue] net install redux

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon Mar 10 17:14:22 CDT 2008

>From: Sandwich Maker <adh at an.bradford.ma.us>
>Date: 2008/03/10 Mon PM 04:58:38 CDT
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>Subject: Re: [rescue] net install redux

>" From: awouk at nilenet.com (Arthur Wouk)
>" i screwed up the install of sol 10 on my ultra-2, whose cdrom is dead.
>" so i tried to re-install using net install, as per Mike F's instructions
>" as of a year ago, posted on the rescue list. [i am running the install from
>" a blade 100 called blade.]
>" []
>" any clue as to what is wrong?
>it sounds like maybe tftp wasn't enabled.
>in the add_install_client dir there should be a make_install_server
>[or similar] script.  did you run that?  i haven't done this since 2.6
>but back then you had to do that before you added clients.  it had 2
>modes; copy all the files to hd, or just set the services up to refer
>to the mounted image [cdrom in that case].

I found a very, very helpful link from Sunmanagers maillist (either I found it, or Mr. Bill pointed it out)... (I have the info printed out in the basement, I can send you the link if interested.)


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