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Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Installation Guide: Custom JumpStart and Advanced Installations
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Part I Using Custom JumpStart

1.  Where to Find Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Custom JumpStart (Overview)

3.  Preparing Custom JumpStart Installations (Tasks)

Task Map: Preparing Custom JumpStart Installations

Creating a Profile Server for Networked Systems

To Create a JumpStart Directory on a Server

Allowing All Systems Access to the Profile Server

To Allow All Systems Access to the Profile Server

Creating a Profile Diskette for Standalone Systems

SPARC: To Create a Profile Diskette

x86: To Create a Profile Diskette With GRUB

Creating the rules File

Syntax of the rules File

To Create a rules File

rules File Example

Creating a Profile

Syntax of Profiles

To Create a Profile

Profile Examples

Testing a Profile

To Create a Temporary Solaris Environment to Test a Profile

To Test a Profile

Profile Test Examples

Validating the rules File

To Validate the rules File

4.  Using Optional Custom JumpStart Features (Tasks)

5.  Creating Custom Rule and Probe Keywords (Tasks)

6.  Performing a Custom JumpStart Installation (Tasks)

7.  Installing With Custom JumpStart (Examples)

8.  Custom JumpStart (Reference)

9.  Installing a ZFS Root Pool With JumpStart

Part II Appendixes

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Additional SVR4 Packaging Requirements (Reference)



Chapter 3

Preparing Custom JumpStart Installations (Tasks)

This chapter provides step-by-step instructions about how to prepare the systems at your site from which and on which you intend to install the Solaris software by using the custom JumpStart installation method.

Note - If you are installing a Solaris ZFS root pool, see Chapter 9, Installing a ZFS Root Pool With JumpStart for limitations and profile examples.