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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