Senin, 02 November 2009

Open Solaris Operating System (installation OS, bootloader, installation packets, and x window)


  • Before installation in the beginning, it helps us
    know in advance the minimum requirements for open solaris installation:

    Minumum requirement :

    Intel pentium II of CPU

    64 MB RAM (128 MB RAM recommended)

    1 GB HDD (2 GB HDD recommended)

    Supported CD ROM for installation

  • Insert the CD of OpenSolaris 2008.11 into CD / DVD room. Select the top option to install OpenSolaris in a desktop mode and press "Enter" to speed up booting.

  • In the keyboard layout selection, press "Enter" to select the default.

  • On the choice of desktop language press "Enter" to select the default language.

  • Wait a few minutes until the OpenSolaris desktop display appears as shown below.

  • Click the Install OpenSolaris available on the desktop, so the new window appears. Click "Next".

  • Determine the disk partition for install OpenSolaris, and then click "Next" and Set Time Zone, Date and Time. After that click "Next".

  • After selecting the language option, for example english, and then click "Next".

  • Specify username and password for a normal user, root password, and computer name.

  • Final review before the install process. If there is something wrong, you can press Back to rearrange, if it is believed correct, click Install and wait a few minutes up to 100%.

  • The installation has been completed and click Reboot to restart.

  • Initial display when booting.

  • Enter the username that was made at the beginning of the installation. Suppose it username: andry and enter the password of the user andry.

  • OpenSolaris desktop after login.


  • · List active GRUB menu
  • · To entry autoboot setting a 5-second timeout
  • · The default setting for Solaris operating system load, entry number = 1
  • · Then setting up again to load the default Solaris operating system, entry number = 0


  • · Download the packets
  • · When we will do the installation software package with ekstension Gz or. Bzip2, then we can use the command gunzip or bunzip2 to uncompress the packages.

# bunzip2 CSKmemcached_1.3.1_i386.pkg.bz2

# gunzip gcc-3.4.6-sol10-x86-local.gz

  • · after the two above packages we've uncompress, then for the installation do the following:

· # pkgadd –d gcc-3.4.6-sol10-x86-local Atau

· # pkgadd –d CSKmemcached_1.3.1_i386.pkg



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