Before You Begin
Perform any prerequisite tasks for setting up DHCP configuration. See Requirements for Booting a System From the Network.
If you booting an x86 based system from the network to install Oracle Solaris, you must download the AI client image and create an install service based on that image. For prerequisites and further instructions, see Part 3, Installing Using an Install Server, in Installing Oracle Solaris 11.3 Systems.
# reboot -p
On systems that have the Fast Reboot feature enabled by default, the firmware is bypassed during a reboot unless the –p option is specified. Specifying this option enables a standard (slow reboot) of the, so you can access the system's firmware utility to specify a PXE boot and installation. For more information about Fast Reboot, see Accelerating the Reboot Process.
For example, press F12 on a system with BIOS firmware to enter the setup utility.
The system will proceed to boot and install the selected Oracle Solaris installation image from the network. The installation can take several minutes to complete. For information about performing AI installations, see Part 3, Installing Using an Install Server, in Installing Oracle Solaris 11.3 Systems.