Friday, July 09, 2010

Installing OpenSolaris on Parallels Desktop on Mac

To try some things I wanted to install OpenSolaris 2009.6 on Parallels Desktop on my Mac.

Install of OpenSolaris itself went well, but network was not available.
Searching around the net led to
and finally (or English:

But still no avail.

It turned out that the script change is almost complete, but is missing
one additional line. Below "Compiling driver ..." it should read

cd $tmpdir/$driver && /usr/ccs/bin/make install > /dev/null

After this change dladm show-phys shows the interface and ifconfig ni0 plumb is able to use it. After a reboot, networking is working :-)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am going to install OpenSolaris. thanks are guided on how to install this.