If you are installing a system that is connected through a tip 1 line, ensure that your window display is at least 80 columns wide and 24 rows long. To determine the current dimensions of your tip window, use the stty 1 command. Boot the system. If the system is new and unmodified, turn on the system.
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If you are installing a system that is connected through a tip 1 line, ensure that your window display is at least 80 columns wide and 24 rows long. To determine the current dimensions of your tip window, use the stty 1 command. Boot the system. If the system is new, out—of—the—box, turn on the system. If you want to install or upgrade an existing system, shut down the system. At the ok prompt, type the appropriate options for the boot command. The syntax of the boot command is the following.
Booting lasts several minutes. If you did not preconfigure system information in the sysidcfg file, when prompted, answer the questions about system configuration.
Follow the instructions on the screen to install the software. When the JumpStart program finishes installing the Oracle Solaris software, the system reboots automatically. After the installation is finished, installation logs are saved in a file. You do not need to specify an IP address for the server that contains the file. The prompt happens after the system boots and connects to the network. If you use this option, you are not able to do a completely hands off JumpStart installation.
If you bypass the prompt by pressing Return, the Oracle Solaris installation program interactively configures the network parameters. The installation program then prompts you for the location of the compressed configuration file. This option is not needed for a JumpStart installation. For example, you would not specify dhcp if you wanted keep a static IP address.
The options nowin and text do not apply to a JumpStart installation. These options are useful with an interactive installation. All rights reserved. Legal Notices.
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Jumpstart makes the life of a system admin easy by automating the installation of Solaris operating system. With jumpstart you can do an unattended solaris installation with unbundled softwares. How jumpstart works 1. Once the client is booted from the miniroot, rules.
How to Configure a Solaris 10 Jumpstart server and client [SPARC]
Pre-boot Execution Environment PXE must be enabled on the clients in order to allow them to boot from the network. A bug in the creation of the client boot file is addressed in the Final Clean-Up section. In this exercise, the node name of the JumpStart server is stinger2 and its IP address is The network address where the JumpStart server resides is If you need to, you can download the Solaris 10 OS. Create a JumpStart Installation Server a. The Solaris software is copied to the newly created directory.