If you have a Solaris 8 install disc which you want to upload to a Solaris 10 Jumpstart server with ZFS filesystems, you’ll find that the setup_install_server script returns an error complaining “not a local filesystem, can’t export …”. This is a quick workaround, as it does not appear to be in Google.
- (Assuming you’re in the Tools subdir of the disc as root.)
cp setup_install_server /var/tmp
- Edit /var/tmp/setup_install_server
Comment out lines 142-145; i.e. the if-then conditional for checking the block device.
- Still from within the Tools subdir, run:
env tools_path=`pwd` /var/tmp/setup_install_server Jumpstart_OS_path