Preparing the Software Images on the FTP Server

For easier management of upgrades or installations, you can copy the software image to an FTP site in your network. For more information, see the following procedures:

Preparing the CD Image on a Solaris System

To prepare the CD image on a Solaris system:

  1. Attach and mount the CD image from the FTP server.
    # lofiadm -a pathname/filename # mount -F hsfs /dev/lofi/1 /mnt
  2. Copy the CD image to your FTP server.
    # cp –r /mnt pathname
  3. Unmount and detach from the FTP server.
    # umount /mnt # lofiadm -d /dev/lofi/1

For example:

# lofiadm -a /ftp/public/SRC-PE-4.0.0-R-3-x86_64.iso # mount -F hsfs /dev/lofi/1 /mnt # cp –r /mnt /ftp/SRC-PE-4.0.0-R-3-x86_64 # umount /mnt # lofiadm -d /dev/lofi/1

Preparing the CD Image on a Linux System

To prepare the CD image on a Linux system:

  1. Mount the CD image from the FTP server.
    # mount -o ro,loop filename /mnt
  2. Copy the CD image to your FTP server.
    # cp –r /mnt pathname
  3. Unmount from the FTP server.
    # umount /mnt

For example:

# mount -o ro,loop SRC-PE-4.0.0-R-3-x86_64.iso /mnt # cp –r /mnt /ftp/SRC-PE-4.0.0-R-3-x86_64 # umount /mnt

Preparing the Compressed File on a Solaris System

To prepare the compressed file on a Solaris system:

  1. Change directory to the FTP server where the compressed file is located.
    # cd pathname
  2. Uncompress the file.
    # gunzip pathname/filename
  3. Extract the archive file.
    # tar xf pathname/filename

For example:

# cd /ftp # gunzip /ftp/SRC-PE-4.0.0-R-3-x86_64.tgz # tar xf /ftp/SRC-PE-4.0.0-R-3-x86_64.tar

Preparing the Compressed File on a Linux System

To prepare the compressed file on a Linux system:

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