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Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: JumpStart Installations     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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Document Information

Preface

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  JumpStart (Overview)

3.  Preparing JumpStart Installations (Tasks)

4.  Using Optional JumpStart Features (Tasks)

5.  Creating Custom Rule and Probe Keywords (Tasks)

6.  Performing a JumpStart Installation (Tasks)

7.  Installing With JumpStart (Examples)

Sample Site Setup

Create an Install Server

x86: Create a Boot Server for Marketing Systems

Create a JumpStart Directory

Share the JumpStart Directory

SPARC: Create the Engineering Group's Profile

x86: Create the Marketing Group's Profile

Update the rules File

Validate the rules File

SPARC: Set Up Engineering Systems to Install From the Network

x86: Set Up Marketing Systems to Install From the Network

SPARC: Boot the Engineering Systems and Install Oracle Solaris Software

x86: Boot the Marketing Systems and Install Oracle Solaris Software

8.  JumpStart Keyword Reference

9.  Installing a ZFS Root Pool With JumpStart

Glossary

Index

x86: Set Up Marketing Systems to Install From the Network

Next, you use the add_install_client command on the boot server (server-2). This command sets up the marketing systems to boot from the boot server and install the Oracle Solaris software from the install server (server-1):

server-2# cd /marketing/boot-dir/Solaris_10/Tools
server-2# ./add_install_client -s server-1:/export/install/x86_10 \
-c server-1:/jumpstart host-mkt1 i86pc
server-2# ./add_install_client -s server-1:/export/install/x86_10 \
-c server-1:/jumpstart host-mkt2 i86pc
server-2# ./add_install_client -d -s server-1:/export/install/x86_10 \
-c server-1:/jumpstart SUNW.i86pc i86pc
server-2# ./add_install_client -c server-1:/jumpstart host-mkt1 sun4u
server-2# ./add_install_client -c server-1:/jumpstart host-mkt2 sun4u

In the add_install_client command, the options that are used have the following meanings:

-d

Specifies that the client is to use DHCP to obtain the network install parameters. This option is required for clients to use PXE network boot to boot from the network. -d is optional for network boot clients that do not use PXE network boot.

-s

Specifies the install server (server-1) and the path to the Oracle Solaris software (/export/install/x86_10).

-c

Specifies the server (server-1) and path (/jumpstart) to the JumpStart directory. Use this option if you are using NFS.


Note - If you are not using NFS, you specify the path to the JumpStart directory by using the following commands:

  • For SPARC based systems, specify the path in the boot command

  • For x86 based systems, specify the path by editing the GRUB menu entry


host-mkt1

The name of a system in the marketing group.

host-mkt2

The name of another system in the marketing group.

sun4u

Specifies the platform group of the systems that use server-1 as an install server. The platform group is for Ultra 5 systems.

SUNW.i86pc

The DHCP class name for all Oracle Solaris x86 clients. If you want to configure all Oracle Solaris x86 DHCP clients with a single command, use this class name.

i86pc

Specifies the platform group of the systems that use this boot server. The platform name represents x86 based systems.