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FAQ-How to Install Solaris on SUN Server Without a Display Adapter

Publication Date:  2012-07-25 Views:  39 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Q:
How to install Solaris on a newly-bought SUN Fire V440 server, which is not equipped with a display adapter and contains no monitor interface? 
 
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Handling Process
A:
Installation without a display adapter (connecting to serial port cable)
Method 1:
sc>break
Input y
sc>console
{3}ok boot cdrom (installation by CD-ROM)
Method 2:
During the power on self test, press Ctrl+break (for laptop, press Fn+Ctrl+break)
{3}ok boot cdrom (installation by CD-ROM)
Proceed with the installation of Solaris in CD-ROM mode.
After a display adapter is available, install it.
sc>power-off (power off the server)
{3}ok boot r (recommended) 
 
Root Cause
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