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ID756
TitleSolaris 10 sparc ZFS root installation
Byjohn
Keywordszfs root
Categorysparc
Votes0
Views43
Score43
Date2017-05-18
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Solaris 10 sparc ZFS root installation

By default the Solaris 10 SPARC installation DVD formats the drive(s) in UFS with no option for ZFS

so....

ok boot cdrom - text
this disables the GUI install later on you will see:
Choose a Filesystem Type +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Select the filesystem to use for your Solaris installation | | | | [ ] UFS | | [X] ZFS | | | | F2_Continue F6_Help | +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Select Software +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Select the Solaris software to install on the system | | | |Note: After selecting a software group, you can add or remove | |software by customizing it. However this requires understanding of | |software dependencies and how Solaris software is packaged. | | | | [ ] Entire Distribution plus OEM support ......5838.00 MB | | [X] Entire Distribution........................5830.00 MB | | [ ] Developer System Support...................5695.00 MB | | [ ] End User System Support....................4747.00 MB | | [ ] Core System Support........................1558.00 MB | | [ ] Reduced Networking Core System Support.....1512.00 MB | | | | F2_Continue F6_Help | +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Select Disks +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |On this screen you must select the disks for installing Solaris | |software. Start by looking at the Suggested Minimum Field; | |this value is the approximate space needed to install the software | |you've selected. For ZFS, multiple disks will be configured as mirrors, | |so the disk you choose on the slice within the disk must exceed | |the Suggested Minimum Value. | | | | Note: xx denotes the current boot disk | | | |Disk Device Available Space | |========================================================================== | | | |[X]xx c0t0d0 29164 MB (F4 to edit) | | | | Maximum Root Size: 29164 MB | | Suggested Minimum: 5838 MB | | | | F2_Continue F6_Help | +---------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Configure ZFS Settings +-------------------------------------------------------------------------- -+ |Specify the name of the pool to be created from the disk(s) you have chosen.| |Also specify the name of the dataset to be created within the pool that is | |to be used as the root directory for the filesystem. | | | | | | ZFS Pool Name: rpool | | ZFS Root Dataset Name: szboot_0507 | | ZFS Pool Size in (MB): 17270 | | Size of swap area in (MB): 1024 | | Size of dump area in (MB): 1024 | | (Pool size must be between 9472 MB and 17270 MB) | | | | [X] Keep / and /var combined | | [ ] Put /var on a separate dataset | | | | F2_Continue F6_Help | +------------------------------------------------------------------------- --+
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