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Mounting Install CDs

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Installing packages from install media

You can't just mount the installation media, because it is a bootable media it has slices that regular CDs don't. To get at the actual packages:

# mount -F hsfs -o ro /dev/dsk/c0t6d0s0 /cdrom

The automounter will probably do this properly. However around here the only way you'll have the automounter is if you've done a SUNWall install, as opposed to the SUNWreq that most systems get. (ie if you have the automounter, you probably have everything else, too, and won't need the install media.)

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