How to install Solaris 10 x86 on HP Proliant BL460c G6 – part II


After successfully installing and launching vSphere, log in to vSphere console and create default new Solaris 10 32bit profile:

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Pic. 1. to login choice “Use windows session credentials”. Pic. 2. Login in progress
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Pic. 3. vSphere version windows
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Pic. 4. vSphere main windows
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P.S.: in my case the vSphere and default Solaris 10 x86 32bit installation were already done by responsible Engineer, therefore I not providing here details about its installation but continue to show how to right configuring VM guest for installation begin.

Pic. 5. Opening VM Guest machine Console
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Pic. 6. VM Guest Solaris 10 x86 32bit Pic. 7. VM Guest “Edit Settings”
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Now is necessary to customize VMware Solaris installserver for 64bit support before installing Solaris OS:

 

Pic. 8. Increase memory min to 4GB Pic. 9. Increase CPU number min to 2
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Pic. 10. Increase video RAM to 128MB Pic. 11. disable VMCI
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Pic. 12. Floppy drive(can be disable) Pic. 13. CD mode IDE
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Pic. 14. NIC MAC address automatic Pic. 15.SCSI none sharing
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Pic. 16.  SCSI LSI Logic SAS Pic. 17. Attach hard disk to SCSI port
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Pic. 18. Choice Solaris 10 64bit Pic. 19. vApp disable
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Pic. 20. VMware tools defaults Pic. 21. Power management defaults
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Pic. 22.  General defaults Pic. 23. Configuration list
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Pic. 24. CPUID Mask defaults Pic. 25. CPUID Advanced output
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Pic. 26. Boot option defaults Pic. 27. Paravirtualization disabled
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Pic. 28. Fibre Channel NPIV disable Pic. 29. CPU/MMU virtualization Intel VT-x/AMD-v
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Pic. 30. Swapfile location default Pic. 31. Resource CPU default
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Pic. 32. Resource Memory default Pic. 33. Resource disk default
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Pic. 34. Advanced CPU mode ANY Pic. 35. First boot – broken MBR
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Pic. 36. connect to ISO image Pic. 37. choice iso image
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Pic. 38. reboot Guest machine Pic. 39. Choice boot – force BIOS setup
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Pic. 40. Boot menu Pic. 41. CD-ROM first boot device
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Pic. 42. Save BIOS and reboot  
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