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# 1  
Old 08-10-2007
Jumpstart Help

Hi Peeps,
Created a jumpstart server for an unattened install and it works, but got 2 bugs in the config which I would like to work out:

when you boot net install

It still asks you to select a language and locale, after you do this it kicks of an unattended install.

So my question is,

What is the syntax for the sysidcfg file to stop it asking these 2 questions and make the install 100% unattended.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated

Thanks

Marty
# 2  
Old 08-10-2007
Hi,
you question depends on the solaris version you try to install:

Solaris 8:
bash-3.00# more sysidcfg.sol8_alt
system_locale=en_US
timezone=MET
terminal=vt100
timeserver=localhost
network_interface=PRIMARY
{hostname=CLIENT_NAME
ip_address=IP_ADDRESSE_SYSID
netmask=NETMASK
protocol_ipv6=no}
name_service=NONE
root_password=iB97EvEXpzyVM
security_policy=NONE

Solaris 10:
bash-3.00# more sysidcfg
system_locale=en_US
timezone=MET
terminal=vt100
timeserver=localhost
network_interface=PRIMARY
{hostname=CLIENT_NAME
ip_address=IP_ADDRESSE_SYSID
netmask=NETMASK
protocol_ipv6=no
default_route=none}
name_service=NONE
root_password=iB97EvEXpzyVM
security_policy=NONE


If you install a Solaris 10 System be sure to insert the /a/etc/.NFS4inst_state.domain file inside the Finish script.

Best regards
joerg
# 3  
Old 08-10-2007
If this was a typing error please ignore it!

To start the Installation please use:
boot net - install
best regards joergSmilie
# 4  
Old 08-10-2007
Hi Joerg,
Thanks for reply, installing Solaris 9/05, is that the sysidcfg as 8?

Thought I'd included this info in the post, sorry about that



Thanks

Marty
# 5  
Old 08-10-2007
Hi,
personally I made a step from 8 direct to solaris 10 so I am not 100% sure.
But I think Solaris 10 and 9 have the same configuration files.

Please post it after your tests, so other can skip these tests.

Best regards
joerg
# 6  
Old 08-10-2007
Please follow the link to be sure about the sysidcfg file.

docs.sun.com: Solaris 9 4/04 Installation Guide

Best regrads
joerg
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