On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 5:28 PM, Steve Lawrence <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> You could try:
>
>  s8 cpio patch:        112097-08
>  s8 compress patch:    108823-02
>  s8 flar patch:        109318-39 (requires some other patches)

After installing these patches above on solaris 8, I recreated the flash image.
This time I were able to install solaris 8 container using the flash
image on my solaris 10 box

Thanks a lot!

>
> You could be hitting 4384301, fixed in 109318-12, which was obsoleted
> by the flar patch above.
>
> -Steve L.
>
> On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 04:58:40PM -0400, Asif Iqbal wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Edward Pilatowicz
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > [ changing the cc to zones-discuss which is a more appropriate alias for
>> >  this kind of question. ]
>> >
>> > hey asif,
>> >
>> > i'm guessing that cpio is not your problem.  the key error below is:
>> >        uncompress: stdin: corrupt input
>> >
>> > perhaps the s8_install script is somehow not detecting the compression
>> > type correctly?  could you run the following command:
>> >        grep files_compressed_method /engr.flar
>>
>> bash-3.00# grep files_compressed_method /engr.flar
>> files_compressed_method=compress
>>
>>
>> bash-3.00# flar info  /engr.flar
>> archive_id=d37bfbb8e8f8940362746dfc5af2fbed
>> files_archived_method=cpio
>> creation_date=20080807215755
>> creation_master=engr-01
>> content_name=engr
>> creation_node=engr-01
>> creation_hardware_class=sun4u
>> creation_platform=SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi-cEngine
>> creation_processor=sparc
>> creation_release=5.8
>> creation_os_name=SunOS
>> creation_os_version=Generic_117350-39
>> files_compressed_method=compress
>> content_architectures=sun4u
>>
>> >
>> > thanks
>> > ed
>> >
>> > On Fri, Aug 08, 2008 at 12:24:25AM -0400, Asif Iqbal wrote:
>> >> I am failing to install flash archive of a solaris 8 02/04 running on
>> >> a netra t1. I can install the example solaris8-image.flar (optional
>> >> download from sun).
>> >>
>> >> Here is the failed log
>> >>
>> >> bash-3.00# more /var/tmp/engr-01.install.7078.log
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]       Log File: 
>> >> /var/tmp/engr-01.install.7078.log
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]        Product: Solaris 8 Containers 1.0
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]      Installer: solaris8 brand installer 
>> >> 1.22
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]           Zone: engr-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]           Path: /zones/solaris8
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] Starting pre-installation tasks.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] Installation started for zone "engr-01"
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]         Source: /engr.flar
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]     Media Type: flash archive
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008]     Installing: This may take several 
>> >> minutes...
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] cd /zones/solaris8/root &&
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:59:44 EDT 2008] do_flar < "/engr.flar"
>> >> uncompress: stdin: corrupt input
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:31 EDT 2008] Postprocessing: This may take several 
>> >> minutes...
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:31 EDT 2008] running: p2v  -u eug-engr-01
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:31 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Gathering information
>> >> about zone engr-01
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:31 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Creating mount points
>> >> touch: /zones/solaris8/root/etc/mnttab cannot create
>> >> chmod: WARNING: can't access /zones/solaris8/root/etc/mnttab
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:31 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Processing /etc/system
>> >> cp: cannot access /zones/solaris8/root/etc/system
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:32 EDT 2008]         Result: Postprocessing failed.
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:32 EDT 2008]
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:32 EDT 2008]         Result: *** Installation FAILED ***
>> >> [Fri Aug  8 00:01:32 EDT 2008]       Log File: 
>> >> /var/tmp/engr-01.install.7078.log
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Here is the good log where installing from the example solaris 8 image
>> >> from SUN site that comes as optional download with solaris 8 container
>> >> software
>> >>
>> >> bash-3.00# more /var/tmp/engr-01.install.5279.log
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]       Log File: 
>> >> /var/tmp/engr-01.install.5279.log
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]        Product: Solaris 8 Containers 1.0
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]      Installer: solaris8 brand installer 
>> >> 1.22
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]           Zone: engr-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]           Path: /zones/solaris8
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008] Starting pre-installation tasks.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008] Installation started for zone "engr-01"
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]         Source: /tmp/solaris8-image.flar
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:12 EDT 2008]     Media Type: flash archive
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:13 EDT 2008]     Installing: This may take several 
>> >> minutes...
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:13 EDT 2008] cd /zones/solaris8/root &&
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:31:13 EDT 2008] do_flar < "/tmp/solaris8-image.flar"
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:28 EDT 2008]   Sanity Check: Passed.  Looks like a
>> >> Solaris 8 system.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:28 EDT 2008] Postprocessing: This may take several 
>> >> minutes...
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:28 EDT 2008] running: p2v  -u eug-engr-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:28 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Gathering information
>> >> about zone eug-engr-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:29 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Creating mount points
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:30 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Processing /etc/system
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:30 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Booting zone to single 
>> >> user mode
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:35:48 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module
>> >> S20_apply_patches
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:35:49 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches:  Unpacking
>> >> patch:  109147-44
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:35:50 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches: Installing
>> >> patch:  109147-44
>> >>
>> >> Checking installed patches...
>> >> Patch 109147-44 has already been applied.
>> >> See patchadd(1M) for instructions.
>> >>
>> >> Patchadd is terminating.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:01 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches:  Unpacking
>> >> patch:  111023-03
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:02 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches: Installing
>> >> patch:  111023-03
>> >>
>> >> Checking installed patches...
>> >> Patch 111023-03 has already been applied.
>> >> See patchadd(1M) for instructions.
>> >>
>> >> Patchadd is terminating.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:08 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches:  Unpacking
>> >> patch:  111431-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:08 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches: Installing
>> >> patch:  111431-01
>> >>
>> >> Checking installed patches...
>> >> This patch is obsoleted by patch 108993-67 which has already
>> >> been applied to this system.
>> >>
>> >> Patchadd is terminating.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:13 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches:  Unpacking
>> >> patch:  112605-04
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:13 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches: Installing
>> >> patch:  112605-04
>> >>
>> >> Checking installed patches...
>> >> This patch is obsoleted by patch 108993-67 which has already
>> >> been applied to this system.
>> >>
>> >> Patchadd is terminating.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:20 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches:  Unpacking
>> >> patch:  112050-04
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:20 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches: Installing
>> >> patch:  112050-04
>> >>
>> >> Checking installed patches...
>> >> Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...
>> >> Installing patch packages...
>> >>
>> >> Patch number 112050-04 has been successfully installed.
>> >> See /var/sadm/patch/112050-04/log for details
>> >>
>> >> Patch packages installed:
>> >>   SUNWesu
>> >>   SUNWesxu
>> >>
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:45 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches:  Unpacking
>> >> patch:  109221-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 20:36:45 PDT 2008]         S20_apply_patches: Installing
>> >> patch:  109221-01
>> >>
>> >> Checking installed patches...
>> >> This patch is obsoleted by patch 109318-39 which has already
>> >> been applied to this system.
>> >>
>> >> Patchadd is terminating.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:50 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module 
>> >> S31_fix_net
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:51 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module 
>> >> S32_fix_nfs
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:52 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module
>> >> S33_fix_vfstab
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:53 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module
>> >> S34_fix_inittab
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:53 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module
>> >> S35_fix_crontab
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:54 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module
>> >> S36_fix_pam_conf
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:54 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Applying p2v module
>> >> S40_setup_preload
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:36:55 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Performing zone 
>> >> sys-unconfig
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:27 EDT 2008]    Postprocess: Postprocessing successful.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:27 EDT 2008]         Result: Postprocessing complete.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:28 EDT 2008]    Service Tag: Gathering information
>> >> about zone engr-01
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:28 EDT 2008]    Service Tag: Adding service tag:
>> >> urn:st:801126fc-aceb-4fe5-931e-b55f8d2d3e15
>> >> Solaris 8 Containers 1.0 added
>> >> Product instance URN=urn:st:801126fc-aceb-4fe5-931e-b55f8d2d3e15
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:28 EDT 2008]    Service Tag: Operation successful.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:28 EDT 2008]
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:28 EDT 2008]         Result: Installation completed
>> >> successfully.
>> >> [Thu Aug  7 23:37:28 EDT 2008]       Log File:
>> >> /zones/solaris8/root/var/log/engr-01.install.5279.log
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> I noticed on the failed log it things my flash image is corrupted.
>> >>
>> >> I used the following command to create the flash. I created flash
>> >> image million times. Should I use a different method instead
>> >> of `cpio' which is what flarcreate calls to create image? Is there
>> >> some patch may be for cpio on solaris 8 02/04 that needs
>> >> to be applied before creating the image?
>> >>
>> >> cd /
>> >> flarcreate -S -n engr -c -x /opt/flash /opt/flash/engr.flar
>> >>
>> >> I also tried like this (also one w/o compression)
>> >>
>> >> flarcreate -R / -n engr -c -x /opt/flash /opt/flash/engr.flar
>> >>
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