[rescue] Imaging Solaris 2.5 without SCSI devices

Ray Arachelian ray at arachelian.com
Tue Dec 6 12:23:37 CST 2011

On 12/06/2011 01:10 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> Have to be careful with flarchive however.  I created a flash archive
> and then had to set up a netboot/JumpStart environment in order to
> restore a ZFS-root system onto a VM.

Although flars aren't comple, they're simply a header + a CPIO archive. 
You can't just use CPIO to restore a whole system, but you can at least
extract most of the stuff out of the flar.
Of course to split the flar, you'll need 2x the space, which can get huge.

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