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    March 25, 2010

Installing the Solaris 10 OS Companion CD

Note to self: stop forgetting the following choreography for installing the Solaris 10 OS Companion CD:

Download zipped ISO from http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/freeware/

# unzip sol-10-u8-companion-ga-iso.zip
# lofiadm -a `pwd`/sol-10-u8-companion-ga.iso
# mount -oro -Fhsfs /dev/lofi/1 /mnt
# /bin/yes | pkgadd -d /mnt/Solaris_Software_Companion/Solaris_sparc/Packages all
# pkgrm SFWvnc
# umount /mnt
# lofiadm -d `pwd`/sol-10-u8-companion-ga.iso
# rm sol-10-u8-companion-ga.iso
# rm sol-10-u8-companion-ga-iso.zip

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