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OpenIndiana - First install

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Curious on how this will evolve. OpenSolaris life outside of Oracle/Sun is uncertain, will the community strength or fold?

Can you use Solaris wanboot to boot a system into single user mode?

Can you use Solaris wanboot to boot a system into single user mode?

Google or Sun Docs didn't have the definitive answer for me.

Answer is YES

T5240, No Keyboard
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OpenBoot 4.30.7, 8192 MB memory available, Serial #xxxxxx.
Ethernet address 0:ff:ff:ff:f:ff, Host ID: 8xxxxxx.

{0} ok

{0} ok setenv network-boot-arguments host-ip=10.1.1.1,router-ip=10.1.1.254,subnet-mask=255.255.255.0,hostname=hostname-gd,file=http://172.16.1.1:80/cgi-bin/wanboot-cgi
network-boot-arguments =  host-ip=10.1.1.1,router-ip=10.1.1.254,subnet-mask=255.255.255.0,hostname=hostname-gd,file=http://172.16.1.1:80/cgi-bin/wanboot-cgi
{0} ok boot net -s
Boot device: /virtual-devices@100/channel-devices@200/network@0  File and args: -s
wanboot info: WAN boot messages->console
wanboot info: configuring /virtual-devices@100/channel-devices@200/network@0

wanboot progress: wanbootfs: Read 368 of 368 kB (100%)
wanboot info: wanbootfs: Download complete
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