SUMMARY:Installing Solaris on different machine

From: Steinhauer Jürgen <>
Date: Wed Feb 05 2003 - 08:09:09 EST
Hi gurus,

thanks for all the good tips to install Solaris on a machine and then get the 
system to a different machine just by exchanging the disks.

The common suggestion to "boot -r" doesn't work, because the entries in 
/devices and path_to_inst are wrong and therefore drvconfig can't be loaded.

The solution is documented in Sun's infodoc 15010 and rebuilds the devices 
after a cdrom boot.

Device tree rebuild:

Ok boot cdrom -s
    mount /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 /a     cd /a/dev/dsk
    rm c*
    cd /a/dev/rdsk
    rm c*
    cd /
    drvconfig -r /a/devices -p /a/etc/path_to_inst
    devlinks -r /a
    disks -r /a
    tapes -r /a
    ports -r /a
    audlinks -r /a

I had to adjust /etc/vfstab, too.

Thanks to Charlotte R., Joon H., Bill V. and all the others.

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Received on Wed Feb 5 08:14:15 2003

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