This procedure assumes you are using a USB image for installation.
Before You Begin
Ensure that your role has the appropriate rights profiles to perform this procedure. See Using Rights Profiles to Install Oracle Solaris.
The main menu appears.
1 Install Oracle Solaris 2 Shell 3 Terminal type (currently sun-color) 4 Reboot Please enter a number :
This enables you to perform tasks that require you to use the command line. After using the command lines, press Ctrl-D to return to the menu.
For example, suppose that you want to use iSCSI discovery over IPoIB connections. If the connections have not yet been set, then you would need to configure IPoIB similar to the following example.
# dladm show-ib LINK HCAGUID PORTGUID PORT STATE GWNAME GWPORT PKEYS net4 212800013F2EC6 212900013F2EC7 1 down - --FFFF net5 212800013F2EC6 212900013F2EC8 1 up - --FFFF # dladm create-part -l net5 -P 0xFFFF ibd5Creating the partition. # dladm show-part LINK PKEY OVER STATE FLAGS ibd5 FFFF net5 unknown ---- # ipadm create-ip ibd5Creating the IP interface over the partition. # ipadm create-addr -T static -a 192.0.2.53/27 ibd5/v4Configuring IP address. # ^DExiting the shell.
For a description of these installation screens and the type of information that is required, see Text Installer Panels.
Caution - Do not interrupt an installation that is in progress. An incomplete installation can leave a disk in an indeterminate state.
To view the log contents, go to /var/log/install/install_log after the system reboot is completed.
# pkg install solaris-desktop # pkg install solaris-large-server
Setting the GRUB Console Type in Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris 11.4 Systems to disable the graphics display during the boot process