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Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Custom JumpStart and Advanced Installations     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Using Custom JumpStart

1.  Where to Find Oracle 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 Oracle 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 Appendices

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 Oracle Solaris software by using the custom JumpStart, a feature of Oracle Solaris, installation method.

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