Friday Nov 02, 2007

OpenSolaris Developer Preview on USB

OpenSolaris Developer Preview

I download the ISO and burn to a few CDs just in time for NJEdge.net annual event on Nov 01

I demonstrated the preview to few customer and even give out one of the CD to SE from cisco

Everyone was impressed

When I try to install on my 2GB USB drive, it complian that it need to be at least 4GB

Today I follow the instruction on this link

http://blogs.sun.com/dminer/entry/opensolaris_developer_preview_on_usb

Put the image on a 1GB USB stick the followings are some screen shot,

Keep in mind that the machine has nv b76 installed so the mercuial is already installed

bash-3.2# hg clone ssh://anon@hg.opensolaris.org/hg/caiman/distro_constructor

The authenticity of host 'hg.opensolaris.org (72.5.123.5)' can't be established.

RSA key fingerprint is 63:b9:7a:f3:dc:a4:47:a7:a5:50:ef:05:78:39:8d:ad.

Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes

remote: Warning: Permanently added 'hg.opensolaris.org,72.5.123.5' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.

destination directory: distro_constructor

requesting all changes

adding changesets

adding manifests

adding file changes

added 46 changesets with 255 changes to 190 files

179 files updated, 0 files merged, 0 files removed, 0 files unresolved

bash-3.2# pwd

/export/home/htsao

bash-3.2# ls -lt |more

total 28196932

drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 512 Nov 2 09:55 distro_constructor

bash-3.2# cd distro_constructor

bash-3.2# ls

README packages src test_data tools usr

bash-3.2# cd tools

bash-3.2# ls

extract_postrun proc_slist.pl usbcopy

listusb proc_tracedata usbgen

bash-3.2#

bash-3.2# ./usbgen /export/home/htsao/in-preview.iso /export/home/htsao/usb-in-previ ew.iso `pwd` /tmp

/dev/rlofi/3: Unable to find Media type. Proceeding with system determined parameter s.

/dev/rlofi/3: 1433400 sectors in 2389 cylinders of 1 tracks, 600 sectors 699.9MB in 150 cyl groups (16 c/g, 4.69MB/g, 2240 i/g)

super-block backups (for fsck -F ufs -o b=#) at:

32, 9632, 19232, 28832, 38432, 48032, 57632, 67232, 76832, 86432,

1344032, 1353632, 1363232, 1372832, 1382432, 1392032, 1401632, 1411232, 1420832, 1430432

Copying ISO contents to USB image

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1289920 blocks

Creating temporary microroot

Replacing USB specific files

Copying microroot to USB

Cleaning up.

=== ./usbgen completed at Fri Nov 2 12:38:00 EDT 2

bash-3.2# ./usbcopy /export/home/ht sao/usb-in-preview.iso

Found the following USB devices:

0: /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0p0 984.0 MB PNY USB 2.0 FD PMAP

Enter the number of your choice: 0

WARNING: All data on your USB storage will be lost.

Are you sure you want to install to

PNY USB 2.0 FD PMAP, 984 MB at /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0p0 ?(y/n) y

umount: warning: /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 not in mnttab

umount: /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 not mounted

Copying image to USB device

44800+0 records in

44800+0 records out

real 16m47.259s

user 0m0.189s

sys 0m3.242s

Installing grub to USB device /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0

Completed copy to USB

bash-3.2#

Sunday Oct 08, 2006

Campus Ambassador Yale University, Columbia, Rutgers, univ of penn, Harvard, MIT

Yale: http://www.sun.com/corp_emp/zone/search.cgi?req=549722

Rutgers: http://www.sun.com/corp_emp/zone/search.cgi?req=549598

UnivPenn: http://www.sun.com/corp_emp/zone/search.cgi?req=549601

Columbia Univ: http://www.sun.com/corp_emp/zone/search.cgi?req=549592

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Sun University Campus Ambassador is charged with driving adoption of Sun's platforms (OpenSolaris and Java) and developer tools among Academic Developers (students, faculty and researchers) at Yale University. Sun is looking for graduate or senior level students with a stong background in software development/programming to work approximately 75 hours per semester to:

  • \* Lead the Sun developer community on your campus
  • \* Run Sun Technology demo sessions on your campus
  • \* Promote Sun training events on your campus
  • \* Promote Sun's platforms and development tools to professors and researchers
The Sun Campus Ambassador is expected to become proficient on Sun technologies, including OpenSolaris, Java, Netbeans, and Sun Studio. Sun will provide extensive training on each of these technologies.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

N/A

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

The Sun Campus Ambassador is expected to have experience in Java or C++. The Campus Ambassador must have excellent communication skills and should be comfortable serving as a public speaker. In addition, the Campus Ambassador must be self-motivated, highly organized and be able to work independently.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE:

Familiarity NetBeans, Sun Studio and/or the Solaris Operating System.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

2

MINIMUM LEVEL OF EDUCATION:

Upper division undergraduate student or graduate student

FIELD OF STUDY:

Computer Science

ADDITIONAL COURSE WORK:

We strongly recommend that you submit your resume through Sun site. It is the easiest and fastest way to get your resume in front of hiring managers

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