Solaris Transition Guide

Using a Remote CD-ROM Drive (SunOS Release 4 Software)

If install4x is to use a CD-ROM drive on a remote system that is running the SunOS release 4 software, type the following as superuser on the remote system.

# mkdir /cdrom

# mount -t hsfs -r /dev/sr0 /cdrom 

Once you have typed the previous commands, edit the /etc/exports and insert the following line.

/cdrom -ro

Then type the following command on the remote system.

# exportfs /cdrom 

Type the following commands on the local system.

# mkdir /cdrom

# mount -F nfs -o ro cd-host:/cdrom /cdrom