Although I received no responses other than a polite RTFM (did that for
I was able to get the sysidcfg read properly by
creating a hard link between my sysidcfg and the miniroot /etc
I still receive errors:
cp: cannot create /etc/sysidcfg: Permission denied
chmod: WARNING: can't change /etc/sysidcfg
Using sysid configuration file 192.168.1.3:/stuff/Solaris_8/foo/sysidcfg
But it's working correctly now. I will summarize again if I receive a
as to what steps jumpstart is trying to accomplish here.
> I've been all over docs.sun.com, the jumpstart book and Deja.com and
> haven't found the answer to this one.
> I'm building a custom jumpstart config for Solaris 8 Sparc. Problem is
> I keep getting this error
> on the client while booting:
> cp: cannot create /etc/sysidcfg: Read-only file system
> chmod: WARNING: can't access /etc/sysidcfg
> Using sysid configuration file 192.168.1.3:/stuff/Solaris_8/foo/sysidcfg
> At this point I get the standard instal dialog.
> The path to the custom sysidcfg file is correct in /etc/bootparams:
> foo root=192.168.1.3:/stuff/Solaris_8/Tools/Boot install=fugly:/stuff
> boottype=:in sysid_config=192.168.1.3:/stuff/Solaris_8/foo
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