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Sun Dual 10GbE XFP PCI Express Card User’s Guide • May 2010

2. Find the root directory of the client system.

The client system’s root directory can be found in the install server’s

file. Use the grep command to search this file for the root


In this example, the root directory for the Solaris 10 client is /netinstall. In

Step 4

, you would replace root-directory with /netinstall.

Note –

If the root directory is not found in the /etc/bootparams file, refer to the

Solaris Advanced Installation Guide for configuration instructions.

3. Download the Sun x8 Express Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet driver onto the install

server’s hard drive.

The package is a folder SUNWnxge.v or SUNWnxge.u, which you can download
from the following web site:

4. On the install server, install the Sun x8 Express Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet

software to the client’s root directory, as determined in

Step 2


Replace root-directory with the location of the client’s root directory.

Note –

If the commands above do not work correctly, refer to the documentation for

your version of the Solaris Operating System.

Note –

Perform the following steps on the client system.

# grep

client-name /etc/bootparams

client_name root=server-name:/netinstall/Solaris_10/Tools/Boot

server-name:/netinstall boottype=:in rootopts=:rsize=32768

# cd

location where you downloaded the packages

# ls SUNWnxge*

# pkgadd -R root-directory/Solaris_10/Tools/Boot -d . SUNWnxge.v