[csw-users] Initial Solaris Installation and Blastwave PackageInstallation
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Tue Sep 11 18:18:31 CEST 2007
On 9/11/07, Dennis Clarke <dclarke at blastwave.org> wrote:
> > On 9/11/07, George Wyche <gwyche at io.com> wrote:
> >> @Tracey
> >> > That was my other question. Does it make sense to have 2 copies of
> >> gnome.
> >> > I'm just trying to understand if it's needed. I come from linux
> >> background
> >> > and understand the dependencies situation. I'm pretty new to solaris
> >> > would like to know what the proper build procedure for solaris 10
> >> > getting the nice packages from blastwave. Blastwave seems like the
> >> > decent place that has the best packages available for Solaris that I
> >> > use
> >> > to using. Thanks.
> >> >
> >> > Tracey Flanders
> >> Well. I have now installed Solaris10 8/07 4 times and I have some
> >> Get rid of the Solaris packages AFTER you install. Figure out, which I
> >> haven't done, how to get Solaris OS to embrace the /opt/csw tree.
> >> #1 build: I did custom and left out Gnome, thinking to use Blastwave.
> >> The first time I tried to log in the login screens would not
> >> Needed Gnome. Don't have it yet. I continued as console root and
> >> my blastwave packages and *tried* to get the PATH to include /opt/csw,
> >> cetera, but obviously failed. Login screens acted just the same.
> >> #2 build: Did upgrade, thinking to pick up Gnome from Sun. Failed. No
> >> change.
> >> #3 build: Let Sun have their way... Bog standard install. (Just love
> >> UK-ism.) Login worked! Did blastwave packages. FAILED! Out of space!
> >> The partitioning was, let us say, inconvenient.
> >> #4 build: Custom install. Followed Dennis' Solaris10 11/06 install
> >> though I use Sparc). Then (after some internet connectivity issues)
> >> on blastwave packages. SUCCESS.
> >> George Wyche
> > I never read that before, thanks! I just assumed he did a standard
> > That's what I get to assuming.
> Just want to let you all know that I *know* that I need to updtae my docs
> Blastwave and ensure that people can go ahead with either x86 or Sparc
> Solaris 10 Update 4 or snv_70b ( SXDE ) and also get GNOME or XFCE or KDE
> from Blastwave running neatly.
> It is not obvious that you need to look at the PATH in /etc/default/login
> a few other little things.
I found the docs were just fine. Keep up the good work.
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