On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Dan Price <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Fri 08 Aug 2008 at 07:35PM, Asif Iqbal wrote: >> [Fri Aug 8 19:29:08 EDT 2008] Sanity Check: /flash doesn't look >> like a Solaris 8 image. >> >> I must be missing a step or a switch > > Yeah, you want to look in the 'flar' manpage for -f: > > -f (Used with split only.) Extract the archive > section into directory called archive, > rather than placing it in a file of the > same name as the section.
bash-3.00# flar split -d /flash -f engr.flar uncompress: stdin: corrupt input ERROR: Unable to process archive file //engr.flar. Hehe .. I guess I will try by installing the patches on solaris 8 box as suggested by Steve Lawrence here and then create flash image again. On a related note is it possible to create the image differently and then bring it over to solaris 10, short of using flar create ? > > That should do the unpacking of "archive" for you. Or you can just > run "file" on "archive" and see what it is, and unpack it by hand. > > -dp > > -- > Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - > blogs.sun.com/dp > -- Asif Iqbal PGP Key: 0xE62693C5 KeyServer: pgp.mit.edu _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org