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3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 2, 2010 2:18 PM by 807567 RSS

luupgrade on Solaris 8 keeps telling me images are invalid

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OK, after two days of nondescriptive errors, I've gotten to yet another stopping point. I've tried multiple methods to upgrade to Sol10u8 to no avail

--luupgrade -c says it IS a standard media installer that can be run
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root@plato /net/thor/usr/local/src/Solaris10_OS # luupgrade -c -s /sol10u8/
The media is a standard Solaris media.
*****The media contains an operating system upgrade image.
The media contains a standard media installer than can be run.
The media contains <Solaris> version <10>.
The media contains patches for the product.
root@plato /net/thor/usr/local/src/Solaris10_OS #
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--Yay, it's the right image yes?  no.

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root@plato /net/thor/usr/local/src/Solaris10_OS # luupgrade -u -n 1stLU -s /sol10u8
Validating the contents of the media </sol10u8>.
The media is a standard Solaris media.
ERROR: The media product tools installation directory </sol10u8/Solaris_10/Tools/Boot/usr/sbin/install.d/install_config> does not exist.
*****ERROR: The media </sol10u8> does not contain an operating system upgrade image.
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--Additional information:
----/sol10u8 is a lofiadm mounted iso, downloaded from sun, of sol10 u8
633 cp /net/thor/usr/local/src/Solaris10_OS/sol10u8/sol-10-u8-ga-sparc-dvd.iso .
634 lofiadm -a sol-10-u8-ga-sparc-dvd.iso /dev/lofi/1
635 lofiadm -a /backup/sol-10-u8-ga-sparc-dvd.iso /dev/lofi/1
636 mkdir /sol10u8
637 mount -F hsfs /dev/lofi/1 /sol10u8
638 luupgrade -u -n 1stLU -s /sol10u8/

--FYI it cannot find the install_config file because it does NOT EXIST on the sun install image
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root@plato /net/thor/usr/local/src/Solaris10_OS # la /sol10u8/Solaris_10/Tools/Boot/
total 167376
drwxr-xr-x 3 root staff 2048 Sep 16 2009 .
drwxr-xr-x 4 root bin 2048 Sep 16 2009 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 72361226 Sep 16 2009 X.cpio.bz2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 287306 Sep 16 2009 X_small.cpio.bz2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 12163639 Sep 16 2009 lu.cpio.bz2
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1558 Sep 16 2009 lu.platforms
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 866846 Sep 16 2009 pkg_db.cpio.bz2
drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 2048 Sep 16 2009 platform
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7672 Sep 16 2009 usr_sbin_install_d.cpio.bz2
root@plato /net/thor/usr/local/src/Solaris10_OS #
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Thus far, even though I've read a hundred pages, and have 30 tabs open for reference, none go into detail, and none of the error messages actually help leaving the admin to trial and error to figure out detail. I'd greatly appreciate any input on this, and thanks.

Edited by: awoodby on Apr 1, 2010 4:26 PM