Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Network problem after sys-unconfig


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Special Forums IP Networking Network problem after sys-unconfig
# 1  
Old 10-20-2001
Data Network problem after sys-unconfig

I am running Solaris 8 and I have problem with configuration of the network after running sys-unconfig command:

- I ran "sys-unconfig" command then the system reboot to "ok" prompt. I did a "boot disk" command and the system reboot
- I lost all system info including host name and all addresses and dns as a name resolve
- I went back in after reboot and ran the "ifconfig" command for the IP address, mask, and use the "route add default" command for the default router

But all lost again after I reboot the system. My questions are

1) How do I ran the "ifconfig" command so that the system keep all the config after reboot.

2) How do I put back the host name to the system? (I went into /etc and try to change the host name but the "hosts" file is "read only" and I went in as root.)

Manny thanks for help
# 2  
Old 10-20-2001
Hi Rachael,

It looks like your Solaris system has got a bug.
Here is the url for Sun's alert page for the sys-unconfig problem on Solaris 8:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retr...unconfig%2A%20


Hope this helps you out.


Andy Smilie
# 3  
Old 10-22-2001
Thanks Andy, the site was very helpful, i have been able to get the network going now.

Thanks for the great suggestion.

Rachael Smilie
# 4  
Old 10-22-2001
That's okay Rachael, if you have any more problems don't hesitate to post on www.unix.com, one of us will try to help you.

Andy

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #110
Difficulty: Easy
As of 2014, Apple's macOS was the largest Unix installed base globally.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Programming

Interactive Python 3.5+ sys.stdout.write() AND sys.stderr.write() bug?

(Apologies for any typos.) OSX 10.12.3 AND Windows 10. This is for the serious Python experts on at least 3.5.x and above... In script format sys.stdout.write() AND sys.stderr.write() seems to work correctly. Have I found a serious bug in the interactive sys.stdout.write() AND... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: wisecracker
2 Replies

2. Solaris

sys-unconfig now can not log in

I did a sys-unconfig to change the domainname, Ip, subnet, hostname, and pretty much everything else that sys-unconfig handles. Upon reboot, it is toast. I did this all without the network cable plugged in. The following shows up on console: login: pam_unix_cred: cannot load ttyname Error 0 ... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: adelsin
3 Replies

3. AIX

AIX OS problem? network problem?

Dear ALL. I installed AIX OS on customer sites. but Only one site is too slow when I connected telnet, ftp.. Ping is too fast. but telnet and FTP is not connected.. of course i check the configuration file on aix but it's normal. Do any Idea?? thanks in advance. - Jun - (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Jeon Jun Seok
3 Replies

4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

sys-unconfig doesn't work after reboot

Hi All! I'm running "Solaris 10 10/08 s10s_u6wos_07b SPARC" on M5000. I ran sys-unconfig and after the machine rebooted the system did not prompt me for configuration info (system name, ip address, etc). I have also modified /etc/.sysIDtool.state changing all "1" to "0" and touch... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bluescreen
1 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Solaris 10 sys-unconfig issue (brand new user)

ok, Newbie here..... I just installed this solaris 10 for a class I'm taking. We couldn't figure out how to change the IP so we were told to just do it from the sys-uncofig process. Well, after I did that, I lost the GUI witch isn't all that bad cuz I want to learn the cli anyways, but I keep... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: moesays
1 Replies

6. Solaris

question about sys-unconfig

Hi there, We are trying to move our Sun Solaris 10 servers to new location (different state); the subnets will be changing ofcourse and so will the IP addresses; we plan to change hostname too. Questions: 1)If we perform sys-unconfig will the current installed application/data be lost? If so,... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: deedee
4 Replies

7. Solaris

sys-unconfig keeps hostname

Hi, I performed a sys-unconfig on a solaris 10 server twice and it did not ask for a new hostname. I did a fresh install. most of the time I have experienced that it asks for a new hostname. what happened? I know I could have edited some files but I prefer not to. thanks in advance, ~jv (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jvmagic
3 Replies

8. What is on Your Mind?

Network Sys Admin

Hi, my name is wesly. I an IT tech at the Junior Level. I have a bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems. I would like to fully become a Unix Sys Admin. Can anyone please tell me what I have to do. Do I have to set up a Unix or Linux server. How about Apache. Please give me clues and tips... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wes.lat
1 Replies

9. Solaris

[need help] about after running sys-unconfig and config network for v890

hi expert, i had do sys-unconfig for my v890 sparc and had config for eri0 network interface and hostname but after the server bring up i got this error messages : NIS domainname is www.USSDGmdn-4.com starting rpc services: rpcbind keyserv done. Setting netmask of eri0 to 255.255.255.0... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: bucci
5 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

login error after sys-unconfig, errno = 13

Hi, I have a SPARCstation 10 with SunOS 5.6 This erlier was in a network and now I have it at home to make a webserver. At fist there was NIS and things left from erlier. So the "Console login:" newer appered only the white window with sun logo topleft and some text info. I made... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: roing
14 Replies

Featured Tech Videos