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Jumpstart going interactive

Well, this is kinda interesting… I have put two blank disks into a Sun machine and I tried to Jumpstart the machine. Blank – meaning there was no Sun label on them. Long story short… Everything looked good until Jumpstart went interactive just after checking the rules.ok file: Searching for configuration file(s)… Using sysid configuration […]

Posted on September 22, 2010 at 21:14 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: jumpstart, solaris, solaris tips, solaris utilities

Forcing network speed and duplex in Open Boot prompt

I had a Sun box attached to a switch I had not control over and I needed to jumpstart it. Unfortunately, I was getting nowhere. After crosschecking everything in my setup the only thing I did not try was to force speed and duplex on the Sun box to see if it would start booting. […]

Posted on August 3, 2008 at 21:04 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: alom, jumpstart, networking, openboot