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.
> Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] -
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