SUMMARY : best procedure for getting an ultra1 into standalone/nonnetworked?

From: Amol Karnik (
Date: Wed Oct 14 1998 - 15:21:51 CDT

hi all,

thanks for the replies. the overwhelming response was to use
sys-unconfig and then reboot the machine. i guess i'll go over it with
my AE's and show them what exactly to do!

there was also one suggestion from ay Brownrigg
<Ray.Brownrigg@MCS.VUW.AC.NZ> who suggested a script similar to this
one :-
uname -n > /etc/nodename
mv /etc/hostname.hme0 /etc.sav/
mv /etc/hostname.le0 /etc.sav/
mv /etc/dfs/dfstab /etc.sav/
mv /etc/defaultdomain /etc.sav/
mv /etc/defaultrouter /etc.sav/
mv /etc/ntp.conf /etc.sav/
mv /etc/resolv.conf /etc.sav/
mv /etc/vfstab /etc.sav/
cp -p /etc/vfstab.standalone /etc/vfstab
mv /etc/nsswitch.conf /etc.sav/
cp -p /etc/nsswitch.files /etc/nsswitch.conf
mv /usr/local/bin/lpd /usr/local/bin/lpd.sav
mv /usr/local/etc/start-amd /usr/local/etc/start-amd.sav

Note of course that you need to have created the directory /etc.sav and
the file /etc/vfstab.standalone first. The relevant script for reverting
to network mode is:

mv /etc.sav/dfstab /etc/dfs/
mv /etc.sav/* /etc/
mv /usr/local/bin/lpd.sav /usr/local/bin/lpd
mv /usr/local/etc/start-amd.sav /usr/local/etc/start-amd

others suggested just removing /etc/defaultrouter would work along with
changing nsswitch.conf.

i think i like the script idea, but might stick with sys-unconfig.

thanks a lot everyone! (too many to respond to all individually).



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