Thanks to Matthew Stier and William Hathaway.
Apparently the miniroot was shared rw for a time, thus corrupting the
boot image. After removing and reinstalling all jumpstart software,
things are again
well. Thanks again, guys!
> > Managers,
> > 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
> > install_config=192.168.1.3:/stuff/Solaris_8/jumpstart
> > rootopts=:rsize=32768
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