[Sunhelp] Netra setup.
jay.tribick at carrier1.net
Tue Sep 14 04:48:22 CDT 1999
>I'm incharge of a Netra that my school owns. They are those rack
>mountable headless, keyboard and mouseless Ultras. I've never installed
>a headless box before. I'm guessing I put a terminal (or something with
>terminal software) on the serial port, toss the Solaris install disk in
>the cd-rom and start it up. Will this send all of the 'normal' output
>to the terminal, and let me run the install program? I have experence
>installing solaris on my SparcStation 5 (typical setup, with a
>framebuffer), and various other suns with heads.
If the Sun doesn't detect a local keyboard and mouse, it'll
automatically route all console input/output via the serial
port - so just plug your terminal sw in, set it to 9600/8/n/1
and boot up with the Solaris CD.
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