[SUMMARY] problem installing flash image on v240 that doesn't contain DVD drive

Adam Mazza adam at 68e.com
Tue Nov 18 12:42:07 EST 2003


I didn't get any suitable answers on this, and haven't had a chance to
troubleshoot it much further.

Regards,

Adam Mazza

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Adam Mazza wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I installed a v240 and patched it with the most recent patch cluster (as
> of about 3 weeks ago). I then created a flash archive and installed the
> image on some other v240s without an issue. I ran into a problem when I
> went to install the image onto a v240 that did not contain a DVD drive.
> It seems that if the machine has a DVD drive, it is on c0 and the internal
> disk(s) get put on c1 otherwise the disks are on c0. I thought that was
> odd, but it seemed workable, I went in, changed my profile to reflect c0
> since these machines didn't have a DVD drive, and rejumped, The
> installation worked as expected, but upon the reboot, it couldn't fsck
> anything. I booted from a net image and looked at the installed vfstab
> and saw that the disk in there was set to c1. I've never had this problem
> before, the jumpstart process has always generated the correct vfstab
> for my installation when installing via an archive. It almost seems like
> the /etc/vfstab file is getting copied over from my image and not regenerated.
> Anyone see this before?
>
> Thanks
>
> Adam Mazza
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