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HOW TO INSTALL SOLARIS 10 ×86 ON HP PROLIANT BL460C G6 – PART V


Network configuration is ready, now we will install “Solaris JumpStart Installation Server”.

PART I
PART II
PART III
PART IV

 

# mkdir -p /Install/Solaris10/

# mkdir /Install/jumpstart

# /cdrom/sol_10_1009_x86/Solaris_10/Tools/setup_install_server /Install/Solaris10/

Now is necessary to customize Solaris 10 install miniroot image to include in it HP Proliant BL460c G6 2 drivers:

 

Broadcom  BCM57710/BCM57711/BCM57711E 10 GigE Driver from BRCMbnxe-4.8.11-solaris10-i386.tar.gz file

HP Smart Array Controller Drive from CPQary3-2.3.0-solaris10-i386.tar.gz file.

Both of this files you can download from HP drivers web site or direct from this link.

 

1) Unpack miniroot image files for each architecture – x86 and amd64:

#/boot/solaris/bin/root_archive unpack /Install/Solaris10/boot/x86.miniroot /var/tmp/x86.miniroot

# rm /var/tmp/x86.miniroot/tmp/AdDrEm.lck

#/boot/solaris/bin/root_archive unpack /Install/Solaris10/boot/amd64/x86.miniroot /var/tmp/amd64.miniroot

# rm /var/tmp/amd64.miniroot/tmp/AdDrEm.lck

2) Unpack HP Proliant BL460c G6 Network and RAID controller drivers in to /var/tmp/Drivers:

# unrar HP_Proliant_BL460c_G6.rar in to /tmp

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


After success install Solaris 10 x86 64bit we will begin configuring it and Installing "Solaris JumpStart Install Server" for x86pc architecture with DHCP net boot mode support.

This is our example configuration:

IP address of install server: 10.0.0.2

Netmask: 255.255.255.0

Default gateway: 10.0.0.1

 

1) Lets correct /etc/hosts file

After first boot our “/etc/hosts” file will be contain bellow records:

#

# Internet host table

#

::1     localhost       loghost installserver

127.0.0.1    localhost   loghost installserver

 

To stopping warning messages in console from sendmail related to domain name we will add hostname with domain name at the end of last record:

 

127.0.0.1  localhost   loghost installserver   installserver.domain.com

To determine NIC name in Solaris we well user command:

#dladm show-dev

Output must be like this:

vmxnet3s0    link: up    speed: 10000 Mbps   duplex: full

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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:

PART I
PART III
PART IV
PART V
Pic. 1. to login choice “Use windows session credentials”. Pic. 2. Login in progress
vmware_vsphere_main1 vmware_vsphere_main2

 

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