Restore from Flash Archive on local filesystem


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Correct me if I am wrong but don't you use the luupgrade command whenever you are installing from a Flash Archive?
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luupgrade is for "liveupgrade". the flasharchive is just an os image...
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Question Update

For whatever reason(I'm not complaining ) the "install-solaris" command started working. Here is what happens now:

1. I tell the system to boot from cdrom
2. System boots from dvd and starts the intallation process
3. I answer the minimum # of prompts to get the the "exit" option.
4. I exit the installer, and mount the slice the has the flash archive on it.
5. I execute "install-solaris" to restart the installation process.
6. The output of the installer script is:
Please reboot the system.
There are inconsistencies in the current state of the system
which only a system reboot can solve.
Solaris installation program exited.

Which puts me back at 1). This would be an infinite loop if it were an application.



Do I need to run fdisk/newfs on all of the existing partitions? I was under the assumption that the installer would give me the opportunity to do this before it actually restored from flash archive.
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