Jumpstarting with multiple network interfaces



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Jumpstarting with multiple network interfaces

Postby Morten Green Hermansen » Tue, 27 Jan 2004 15:49:02 GMT


When I jumpstart my V240 I want to configure all my 4 network interfaces and
not just only the primary device.
I have tried to have multiple network_interface statements in my sysidcfg
file but it does not seem to work.
Anybody tried this?

Thanks in advance,
- Morten Green Hermansen, Fanitas

Re: Jumpstarting with multiple network interfaces

Postby Scott Howard » Tue, 27 Jan 2004 19:16:19 GMT

There's two options.  Either setup a bootparams/rarpd server on each
network and configure them all with the correct details. (very messy!)

Alternatively, setup a post install script to manually configure the
required details for the networks.  eg :

echo '     myhostname-bge2' >> /a/etc/hosts
echo myhostname-bge2 >> /a/etc/hostname.bge2


Re: Jumpstarting with multiple network interfaces

Postby gl » Thu, 29 Jan 2004 08:28:32 GMT

In article <1075112179.165207@docbert>,

i think what you really want to do is:

ok > nvalias nicename ........the ugly path.....
(or do i have the args reverse?)
ok > boot nicename - install

ie, you're picking the interface that will do the fetching.
but i think you'd be better off doing it the via a finish
or postinstall script.  that's what i'd do.


Jay Scott		512-835-3553		 XXXX@XXXXX.COM 
Head of Sun Support, Sr. Operating Systems Specialist
Applied Research Labs, Computer Science Div.                   S224
University of Texas at Austin

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