On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 10:25 PM, Steve Lawrence
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Other archiving options are:
>
>        cpio (regular, bzip2-ed, or gzip-ed)
>        pax XUSTAR
>        ufsdump (level 0)

So I can take a ufsdump of the whole system and then give that to zoneadm as
a image of the solaris 8 container? Cool I will give that a try next

>
> You can also use the directory (-d) approach.  Use any archiver/unarchiver,
> and pass the directory containing the extracted archive to zoneadm install -d.
>
> -Steve L.
>
> On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 10:18:12PM -0400, Asif Iqbal wrote:
>> 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
>> >
>>
>>
>>
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